Search for content in message boards

An odd bequest from Catherine FRANCIS b. Llangadfan to David Pierce ROBERTS

Replies: 3

An odd bequest from Catherine FRANCIS b. Llangadfan to David Pierce ROBERTS

Posted: 21 Nov 2010 5:32AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 21 Nov 2010 8:26AM GMT
Surnames: Francis,Roberts
Ok, now here is where skeletons fall out of cupboards I think! Thanks to ancestry publishing probate records, I may have released one. Catherine francis was born in Llangadfan in 1871 and later lived in Llangadfan. She had 2 children - with no fathers on birth certificates. William and Elizabeth Elin francis. It appears she left her estate of £214 5s 8d not to her children, but to David Pierce Roberts, a school master.

So... has anyone ever heard of him? Could he have been their father? A later lover? Could she have left the money - via him, to the school? All i can find about him is a possible marriage in 1908 to a Catherine Ellis. Help needed to unravel this one gratefully received!

Angela
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
afrncs 21 Nov 2010 12:32PM GMT 
kmilton144 23 Nov 2010 12:50AM GMT 
sandylewis920 24 Nov 2010 12:44AM GMT 
kepgw 6 Oct 2012 9:26PM GMT 
per page

Find a board about a specific topic

  • Visit our other sites:

© 1997-2014 Ancestry.com | Corporate Information | New Privacy | New Terms and Conditions