William John Pierce

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William John Pierce was born in Portmadoc in 1880. He married Catherine in 1909. We first find him in 1901, living at 54, Snowdon Street, Portmadoc when he was a fireman. By 1911 he had become a driver and the NUR records show that he was a member of the union until his death in 1921.

He is shown in the photo Boyd26H

Census Entry for 1901[edit]

An entry has been found for this person at 54, Snowdon Street, Portmadoc
where the year of birth is recorded as: 1880 on Portmadoc
The occupation given is: Fireman


Census Entry for 1911[edit]

An entry has been found for this person at 51, Madoc Street, Portmadoc
The occupation given is: Driver
It is believed, married to Catherine


William John Pierce is confirmed as the person in the photo known as Boyd26H. (click here to see) This photo is labelled "A Group taken in the Works Yard before the First War". It is believed to be around 1913. It is not all staff from the yard at that time. There was a list attached to the original which declares who the people are. This person is believed to be in the first row from the back and the third person from the left handside.