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Census Returns

Group portrait of staff and servants at Nannau from 1888 (outside one of the now demolished pavilion wings). © Crown copyright RCAHMW.

Nannau Mansion

Sir R.W. Vaughan, 70, Ind,
Lady Vaughan, 60,
Walter I. Jones, 35, farmer,
Hugh Jones, 30, male servant
John Jones, 45, Farmer

Edward Owens, 25, David Williams, 20, Robert Evans, 25,
David Roberts, 12, all Male servants

Dorothy Jones, 65, Margaret Jones, 25, Mary Jones, 20,
Mary Williams, 25, Ellinor Williams, 20, Mary Williams, 20,
Ellinor Owens, 25, Elizabeth Thomas, 60, Mary Evans, 55,
Ann Pugh, 12, Catherina Davies, 25, all Female servants.
All born in the County of Merionethshire

Nannau Mansion

Anna Maria Vaughan, 74, widow, Dowager Lady, Annuitant born Christletow
Bridget Mostyn, visitor, 69, Annuitant, born Christletow
Maria Woolls, visitor, Companion to a lady, born Chelsea
Dorothy Jones, 75, Housekeeper, born Whitford
Catherine Roberts, 25, House servant, born Llanfachreth
Jane Roberts, 18, House servant, born Llanfachreth
Margaret Jones, 30, Laundress, born Llanfachreth
Jane Roberts, 18, House servant, born Llanfachreth
Mary Williams, 30, House servant, born Llanfachreth
Elizabeth Knott, visitor, 21, Dress maker, born Holywell
Evan Thomas, 40, Coachman, born Llanfachreth
Evan Lewis, 28, Footman, born Llanfor
David Davies, visitor, 22, Coachman, born Eglwysfach

Nannau Mansion (Family Not In Residence)

Samuel Stranges (?) 17, House servant, born Shropshire
Jane Owens, 27, Cook, born Merioneth
Insaw Lauder (?) 24, House Maid, born Sussex
Jemimiah Evans, 23, House maid, born Llanelltyd
Sarah A. Evans, 16 Kitchen maid, born Flintshire

Nannau Coach House

Mary Antley, wife, 38, Coachman's wife, born Shropshire
James S. Antley, son, 7, Scholar, born Shropshire
Mary E. Antley, 4, born Shropshire
Sarah E. Antley, 2, born Flintshire
Emily Antley, 1, born Flintshire
John Antley, son, 1 month, born Llanfachreth

Nannau Gardens

Robert Jones, 41, Shepherd, born Llanbedr
Catherine Jones, wife, 37, Shepherd's wife, born Merioneth
Laura Jones, daughter 11, Scholar, born Llanelltyd
Ellen Jones, daughter, 9, Scholar, born Llanelltyd
Edward Jones, son, 7, Scholar, born Llanelltyd
William Jones, son, 7, born Llanelltyd
Anne Jones, daughter 1, born Llanfachreth
Silvanus Jones, grandson, 2, born Llanfachreth

Nannau Mansion

John Vaughan, married, 41, J.P. and Landowner, born Mangalore, East Indies (British Subject)
Ellinor Vaughan, wife, 39, born Dolgelley
Robert Vaughan, son, 4 born Llanfachreth
Ellinor C. Vaughan, daughter, 2 born Llanfachreth
Mary M. Vaughan, daughter, 1, born Llanfachreth
Robert Dawes, married, 46, Butler and indoor servant, born Chilfrome
Betty Taylor, 22, Cook, born Atcham
Mary Boundford, 24, Head Nurse, born Atcham
Jane Griffiths, 17, under Nurse, born Llanaber
Elizabeth Owen, 28, Laundry maid, born Llanfachreth
Mary A. Hughes, 19, Housemaid, born Llanereddwyn
Margaret Thomas, 19, Kitchen maid, born Llanereddwyn

1 Nannau Cottage

John Rodgers, 40, Coachman, born Pontesbury
Emma Rodgers, wife, 32, born Berrington
Emily Rodgers, daughter,1, born Llanfachreth

2 Nannau Cottage

James Kynaston, 38, Bayliff, born Ellsemere
Jane Kynaston, wife. 46, born Ellsemere
Mary Kynaston, daughter, 15, born Ellsemere

3 Nannau Cottage

Robert Jones, 31, Shepherd, born Llanbedr
Catherine Jones, 46, born Trawsfynydd
Edward Jones, son, 17, agricultural labourer, born Llanelltyd
William Jones, son 13, Under Shepherd, born Llanelltyd
Anne Jones, daughter, 11, Scholar, born Llanfachreth
Elizabeth Jones, daughter, 7, Scholar, born Llanfachreth
Laura Jones, daughter, 3, born Llanfachreth
Silvanus Jones, grandson, 2, born Llanfachreth

Nannau Mansion

John Vaughan, married, 51, J.P. Merioneth, born East India
Ellinor Ann Vaughan, 49, wife of J.P., born Dolgelley
Robert Vaughan, son, 14, scholar, born Llanfachreth
Ellinor Vaughan, daughter, 12, scholar, born Llanfachreth
Mary Vaughan, daughter, scholar, born Llanfachreth
Frances Drefer, 30, Governess, born Coventry
James Holding, 36, Butler, born Wroxeter
George Thompson, 22, Footman, born Gloucestershire
Mary Thomas, 41, cook, born Conway
Ellen Edwards, 32 Housekeeper, born Derby
Louise Wadham, 26, Ladies maid, born, Betley
Sarah Edwards, 26, Laundry maid, born Berriew
Jane Hughes, 22, Housemaid, born Barmouth
Hannah Maund, 20, kitchen maid, born Nash
Margaret Jones, 19, under housemaid, born Llanfachreth
Esther Jones, 16, Bedroom maid, born Llanfachreth
Robert Roberts, 15, Hall boy, born Llanfachreth

Nannau Cottage

John Rogers, 50, Coachman, born Pontesbury
Emma Rogers, wife, 41, born Berrington
Emily Rogers, daughter, 11, scolar, born Llanfachreth
Mary Rogers, daughter, 9, scholar, born Llanfachreth
Sarah Rogers, daughter, 7, scholar, born Llanfachreth
John Rogers, son, 2, born Llanfachreth

Nannau Cottage

Lewis Jones, 28, cowman, born Dolgelley
Ellinor Jones, wife, 28, born Dolgelley
John E. Jones, son 9 months, born Llanfachreth
William Williams, 24, boarder, groom, born Llanelltyd

Nannau Farmyard

James Kyneston, 51, Gamekeeper, born Ellesmere
Jane Kynaston, wife, 53, born Ellesmere
Mary Kynaston, daughter, 25, Gamekeeper's daughter, born Ellesmere
Samuel Hughes, nephew, 11 Scholar, born Penmaen Pool

Nannau Mansion

John Vaughan, married, 61, living on own means, born Mangalore
Ellinor Ann Vaughan, wife, 59, born Dolgelley
Catherine Vaughan, sister, 59 born Madras Presidency
John Vaughan, son, 19, 2nd Lieut. 7th Hussars, born Llanfachreth
Ernest Coll, visitor, 23, Gent Cadet R.M. Collage, b Augburth, Lancs
Reginald Cuthcart, visitor, 20, Gent Cadet R.M. Collage, b Searboro
George A Egerton, visitor, 19, Gent Cadet R.M. Collage, b Worsley
George Hurlston, 39, Butler, born Penley
William H. Rideout, 27, Footman, born Winferton
John Evans, Pantry boy, born Llanfyllin
Louisa Warham, 34 Ladies Maid, born Beten, Staffs
Jane Jones, 25, House maid, born Dolgelley
Gwen J. Jones, 19, under-housemaid, born Dolgelley
Catherine E. Wilde, 16 Laundry maid, born Liverpool
Anne Tibbet, 23 cook, born Whittington
Gertrude C. Cope, 15 kitchen maid, born Bellbroughton
Emily Tilshard, 25, Maid of visitor, born Warwickshire

Saddle Room

Hugh Rowlands, 59, married, groom, born Dinas Mawddwy

Nannau Farm Yard

Evan Jones, married, 47 Waggoner, born Llanuwchllyn
Gwen Jones, wife, 43 Dairy maid, born Llanaber
Catherine E. Jones, daughter 9, born Llanfachreth

Lodge Uchaf (Upper Lodge)

Howell Jones, widow, 67, servant, David Jones son, 36, servant, Hywel Jones, nephew, 20, cowman, Anne Jones, niece, 23, Anne Jane Jones, daughter 2, Herbert Jones, son 1 month, all born Dolgelley

Bothy (Old Nannau Gardens)

Ernest Cooke, 15, gardener domestic, born Llanfachreth
Richard Jones, 15, gardener domestic, born Dolgelley

Nannau Cottage

John Rogers, married, 61, Coachman, born Pontesbury
Emma Rogers, wife, 51, born Berrington
Sarah Rogers, daughter, 17, born Llanfachreth
John Rogers, son, 12, scholar, born Llanfachreth

Nannau Cottage

George Cooke, married, 47, Gardener, born Littleworth
Mary Cooke, wife, 51, born Abeham
John Cooke, son, 12, Monitor in School, born Llanfachreth
Edith A. Cooke, daughter, 8, scholar, born Llanfachreth

Nannau Mansion

Ellenor A. Vaughan, head, widow, 63, born Dolgelley
Ellinor C. Vaughan, daughter, 22, born Llanfachreth
Patricia S. Goldemid, visitor, 22 born Middlesex, Haeow-on-the-Hill
Mabel. E. de Fraine, 25, maid, domestic, born Bucks, Aston Clinton
Edith M. Hooper, 28, cook, born Gloucestershire, Harnham Green
Isabella Edmondson, 22, maid, born Lancs, Dilverdale
Louisa Pugh, 33, laundress, born Worcestershire, Bromsgrove
Margaret J. Rees, 16, housemaid, born Shropshire, Onisbury
Maria Rothwell, 20, housemaid, born Ireland, Wrexford
Margaret J. Lloyd, 19, kitchenmaid, born Denbighshire, Llanfihangel
Richard Collins, 14, hall boy, born Merioneth, Llanelltyd

Nannau Cottage

John F. Jones, 44, married, gardener, domestic, born Merioneth, Llanelltyd
Elizabeth Jones, 45, wife, born Merioneth, Llanfachreth
Roberts J. Jones, 13, son, born Merioneth, Llanfachreth
Hugh. O. Jones, son, 9, born Flintshire, Hawarden

Nannau Cottage

Lewis. V. Williams, 28, married, Waggoner on Farm, born Merioneth, Llanfachreth
Elizabeth Williams, 25, wife, born Merioneeth, Llanfachreth

Nannau Farm Yard

Edward Evans, married, 42, Cattleman on Farm, born Merioneth, Llanbedr
Elizabeth Evans, wife, 37, dairymaid on farm, born Merioneth, Llanfachreth
David Evans, 12, John Evans, 11, William, 8, Evan, 5, Thomas 2, all born Merioneth, Llanfachreth

Bothy (Nannau Gardens)

Hughie Hughes, 20, gardener, domestic, born Merioneth, Bala
Griffith Jones, 16, gardener domestic, born Merioneth, Llanfachreth

Gwern Offeiriad

James Kynaston, widower, 70, Farm Bailiff, born Shropshire, Elsmere
Joseph Kynaston, 17, grandson, under game keeper, born, Dolgellau

Nannau Lodge

Owen Pugh, married, 57, Park Keeper, born Llanfachreth
Annie Pugh, wife, 37, born Carnarvon, Potmadoc
Meredith Pugh, son, 5 months, born Merioneth, Llanfachreth

Nannau, Old Gardens

George Towsey, married, 30, Gamekeeper, born Herts, Hertingfordbury
Emma Towsey, wife, 30, born Lancs, Rivington
Frederick Towsey, son, 6, born Cards. Llanddewi aberarth
James Towsey, son, 4, born Merioneth, Llanfair
Annie Towsey, daughter 5 months, born Denbighshire, Llangollen

Nannau Hall

Ellenor Anne Vaughan, widow, 79, Private Means, born Dolgelley
Robert Vaughan, 44 , son, visitor, married 7 years, no children, Cattle buyer, born Llanfachreth
Patricia Stewart Vaughan, wife of above, born Harrow, Middlesex
Lydia Jones Ferry, 52, spinster, born Delston, Middlesex
William Frederick, 27, Butler, born Lycesham, Northants
Sydney Shearsmith, 17, Hall boy, born Syresham, Lincoln
William Kerry, 19, Gardener, born Rorends Green, Worcester
Lucy Elizabeth Morley, 28, Head Cook, born North Kilworth, Leicestershire
Anna Mary Placer, 45, Ladies Maid, born Chasetown, Staffs
Louisa Pugh, 42, married, Laundress, born Bromsgrove, Worcester
Anney Pugh, 46, Widow, Housemaid, born Portmadoc
Mary Steer, 30, widow, housemaid, born Trefnant, Denbighshire
May Marshall, 22, kitchenmaid, born Aberdeen
Anney Preece, 16, Maid, born Llanfachreth

1 Nannau Cottage

Thomas Owen, 60, married 12 years, Coachman, born Aberdovey
Sarah Owen, 60, wife, born Berriew, Montgomeryshire

2 Nannau Cottage

Richard Roberts, 46, married 17 years, Gardener, born Llandyssil
Eliza Roberts, 45, wife, born St Ives
George Eric Roberts, son 12, Weston Under Lyard, Staffs.

Upper Lodge

Ellis Roberts, 46, married, lead miner, born Dolgelley
Mary E. Roberts, 38 wife, married 12 years, born Llanfachreth
Gwladys Roberts, 11, Born Dolgelley
Mair Roberts, 10, born Dolgelley
Hugh Rowlands, father in law, widower, 79, retired Coachman, born Dinas Mawddwy

Nannau Old Gardens

George Towsey, married, 38, Gamekeeper, born Herts, Hertingfordbury
Emma Towsey, wife, 39, born Lancs, Rivington
Frederick Towsey, son, 16, born Cards. Llanddewi aberarth
James Towsey, son, 14, born Merioneth, Llanfair
Annie Towsey, daughter 10, born Denbighshire, Llangollen
May Towsey, daughter, 6, born Skipton

Nannau Lodge

Evan Jones, 63, married, house painter, born Llangadfan
Elizabeth Jones, wife, 53 of 31 years, 3 children, 2 alive, born Llanaber
Gwen Jones, 24, daughter

Nannau Park Lodge

John Jones, 49, married 8 years, Park Keeper, born Corwen
Maria Jones, wife, 38, born Corwen