John Evans was my great grandfather. He was christened on 29 July 1827 at Dawley Magna. Records show that from 1857 to at least 1881 he lived at Horsehay Potteries, Dawley and was described as a Heater Millman. The 1901 Census shows him living with my grandfather and his family at East End Cottage, Frame Lane, Horsehay.
John married Emma Price, daughter of Thomas Price and Mary Evans, on 19 December 1853 in Holy Trinity Church, Dawley. Emma was born in 1835 at Broseley. She died in 1885 and was buried on 23 May 1885 at St Lukes, Dosley.
They had the following children:
John Henry Evans was born about 1857 in Little Dawley and was christened 24 April 1857 at St Lukes. . He died when only a few months old and was buried on 3 November 1858 at St Lukes. Elizabeth Ann Evans (born 1860) William EVANS my grandfather (1864-1949) Lucy EVANS was born 1867 in Horsehay and was christened 13 October 1867 at St Lukes. Albert Edward EVANS (born 1870)