EVANS, William, 1750-1817
From Quaker Dictionary
- Name: William Evans
- Alternative names:
- Gender: M
- Birth date: 4 December 1750
- Place of birth:
- Spouse(s): Hannah Lamley (m., 1790)
- Children: 1
- Disowned date: --
- Death date: 9 December 1817
- Place of death:
- Works by:
William Evans, son of John ( ) and Elizabeth (born ) Evans, then or later of Kings Heath, Woros, was born 4 x [December] 1750 (1).
He became a woolstapler in Coventry and, after his marriage, in Warwick (2).
He married in 1790 Hannah Lamley (1751-1828 qv) (3): one child is recorded (4).
He was a representative of Warwick Leicester & Rutland quarterly meeting to Yearly Meeting in 1791, 1802 and 1806 (5).
William Evans of Warwick died 9 December 1817, aged 67 years (6).
REFERENCES AND NOTES
1 Warwick Leicester & Rutland QM Births Digest: no place of birth, parents abode, or occupation are given. His parents are described as "late of Kings heath" in the entry relating to his marriage (1790): Kings Heath is close to Kings Norton
2 Described as woolstapler, of Coventry, in the entry relating to his marriage; William and Hannah Evans appear to have lived at Warwick from 1790 onwards
3 2 The marriage was at Warwick on 7 October 1790: he is described as of Coventry, woolstapler, son of John & Elizabeth Evans, late of Kings heath, Co of Worcester; she is described as daughter of William & Mary Lamley (decd) late of Bloxham, co of Oxford (Warwick Leicester & Rutland QM Marriages Digest)
4 Listed in Warwick Leicester & Rutland QM Births and Burials Digests as follows: Lamley qv b 20 June 1793 d 5 Aug 1815 aged 22 yrs
5 List of representatives to Yearly Meeting 1668-1861 (typescript, Friends House Library)
6 Warwick Leicester & Rutland QM Burials Digests he is described as a woolstapler
There is no reference to him in J Friends Hist Soc vol 1-53