Williams, William

There is a William WILLIAMS who is named on the Hawarden County School Roll of Honour, please see that.   Which one is which?   Both are Elementary Teachers, but 2 to choose from ; –

Hawarden County School Register for William Williams (275) – Date of birth – 12th April 1889.   Address – Wepre Farm*, Shotton. Father’s occupation – Farmer. Date of entry – 16th October 1906.   Previous School – Nothop Hall Bd. Scholarship, etc., – P.T. 1906   Date of Leaving – Midsummer 1908.   Occuptaion – Elem. Teacher.

Hawarden County School Register for William Williams (238) (21 in red ink) Date of birth – 20th March 1891.   Address – Brook Cottage, Buckley.   Occupation of Father – Builder. Date of entry – 18th September 1905   Previous School – St.Mathew’s , Buckley.   Scholarship, etc. – P.T. Sept. 1907.   Date of leaving -Midsummer 1909.   Occupation – Elem. Teacher.

William Williams is also on the list taken from the “Fallen” Cards of men from Queensferry, please click on the link to read his story.

* There was still a Williams’ family living at Wepre Farm as I grew up, we used to walk through the farm to get to Shotton to go to the Central School and many a time a had to got there to get a pint of milk in a jug!



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