John Evans was my ggg grandfather. He was christened on 25 September 1767 in Dawley and was buried 1 August 1825 at Holy Trinity, Dawley Magna.
John married Sarah Burroughs, daughter of William Burroughs and Sarah Dangerfield, on 13 November 1788 in Dawley.
On marriage John and Sarah took up residence at number 22 Holywell Lane, Dawley.
They had the following children:
William Evans was christened 30 Jan 1791. John Evans (born 1792) Benjamin Evans (1794-bef 1851) George Evans (1797-1862) Sarah Evans was christened 16 December 1798. Ann Evans was christened 1 February 1801. Ann married Thomas Ward in 1820.. Martha Evans was christened 13 March 1803. Martha married John Bullock Thomas Evans was born about 1805 at 22 Holywell Lane and was christened 25 August 1805. The Census of 1841 shows Thomas living at 22 Holywell Lane. He was a collier. Isaac Evans (1808-1860) my gg grandfather Edward Evans was born at 22 Holywell Lane in 1810 and was christened on 23 September 1810. He later became a shoemaker.