Thomas Puleston and Catherine Williams were my 5 times great grandparents

Thomas Puleston was baptised in Overton, Flintshire on 3 January 1688. He was the son of another Thomas Puleston of Overton. He became a yeoman farmer.

He married Catherine Williams. They had 4 children:

  • Thomas
     
  • John, my great great great great grandfather
     
  • Mary and
     
  • Elizabeth, who on 5 November 1750 married William Jones, also of Llanfair DC, at Llanfair DC.

    Thomas died in 1730 (possibly on 27 April, the date mentioned in the Inventory of his possessions prepared after his death) in Llansanffraid Glyn Ceiriog, Denbighshire, without leaving a will.

     

     Llansanffraid Glyn Ceiriog Church

    On 29 December 1730, John Daniel of Llansanffraid and Edwards Williams of Corwen entered into a bond (now in the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, ref. no. SA/1730/138) as surety for "Catherine Wms. al. Puleston & widow of Thos. Puleston late of ye p'ish of Llans'fraid". She was required to make or cause to be made an Inventory of Thomas's goods and chattels.

  • The Inventory, signed with the marks of David Lloyd and Henry ab Evan, states his goods as:

    • 2 Cows                                      £5 00 00

    • One yearling                             £1 00 00

    • One Horse                                £2 05 00

    • Eight Sheep                              £1 00 00

    • Implements of Husbandry        £0 05 00

    • Household Stuff                       £2 00 00

    • TOTAL                                 £11 10 00  

  •               Inventory of Thomas Puleston's goods and chattels, 1730

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