Williams, William Ewart

William Ewart Williams was born in 1896, the third son of Ralph and Katherine Williams, Central Stores, Brunswick Road (Daisy Hill). Ralph Williams married Catherine Davies in 1890. From the 1911 census they had 10 children before 1911 all still alive: John Ernest, Rowland, Amy, William Ewart, Gladys, Ivy, Mary Kathleen, Ethel, Mona, and Dorothy. William Ewart was listed as an errand boy in 1911. Ralph Williams died in April 1916 aged 44, 3 months before his son.

William Ewart’s death was initially reported missing in the North Wales Coast Pioneer, July 27 1916

Mrs. Charles Williams, Central Stores, Daisy Hill, has also had news of her son, Private Willie Williams, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, being missing. His father was the late Councillor Ralph Williams.

William Ewart was the uncle of Mary Lewis who has contributed many family photos to the Buckley Society archive.

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