W. Pugh

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William Pugh, census returns give his occupation as Porter in 1871, 81 & 91 but Porter & shunting guard in 1911.

Father of Griffith William Pugh


According to Boyd[1] he was employed (& a pensioner) as Minffordd Crossing Keeper (Quarry Lane?) in 1917, being paid 8/- + 8/- war bonus. FR records show he was still there in 1920

Noted In October 1919 the wartime bonuses were paid and he received £1 12/8d (£1.63p)

Census Entry for 1871[edit]

For the full name of: William Pugh
An entry has been found for this person at High St., Penrhyn
where the year of birth is recorded as: 1838 in Lanelltyd
The occupation given is: Railway Porter


Census Entry for 1881[edit]

For the full name of: William Pugh
An entry has been found for this person at Tyddynllwyn Terr., Penrhyn
where the year of birth is recorded as: 1838 in Lanelltyd
The occupation given is: Yard Inspector (Rly porter)



Census Entry for 1891[edit]

For the full name of: William Pugh
An entry has been found for this person at Tyddyn Llwyn, Minffordd
where the year of birth is recorded as: 1839 in Lanelltyd
The occupation given is: Railway Porter


Census Entry for 1901[edit]

For the full name of: William Pugh
An entry has been found for this person at Bodlondeb, Penrhyn
where the year of birth is recorded as: 1839 in Lanelltyd
The occupation given is: porter/shunting guard


Census Entry for 1911[edit]

For the full name of: William Pugh
An entry has been found for this person at 7, Tyddyn Llwyn Ter, Minffordd
where the year of birth is recorded as: 1839 in Lanelltyd
The occupation given is: porter


References[edit]

  1. ^ Boyd, James I.C. (1975) [1959]. The Festiniog Railway 1800 - 1974; Vol. 2 Locomotive and Rolling Stock and Quarry Feeders. Blandford: The Oakwood Press. ISBN 085361-168-8. p566

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