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WILLIAMS, REV. H. W. (Con.).

orary D.D. 26 June 1875. Now (Oct. 1877) resident at 35 Trinity sq. London, S.E.

A treatise on English composition including a general view of the grammar of the English language by Henry W. Williams. Lond. published by T. Tegg and Son and sold by J. Mason 1836, 12°. pp. 76.

NOTE.-Dedicated to "Mr. Philip Roberts of the Saltash academy, Cornwall."

Narrative of a revival of religion in St. Ives, Cornwall. Wesl. M. Mag. lxiii, 22-26 (1840).

Memoir of Mrs. C. Collet. ib. lxiii, 282-87. Memoir of Mrs. Thomasine Rowe, d. Truro 15 May 1840, aged 82. ib. lxiii, 620.

WILLIAMS, HIRAM DAVID (son of David Williams, b. Isle of Wight 1778, d. there 1859, m. Phoebe, dau. of David and Ann Moore. She was b. 1780, d. Hull 1862). b. Kingswear, Dartmouth 1810. Educ. at Plymouth and at Classical sch. at Kinsale, Ireland; Tutor to Mr. Basset; Resided at Northwood, Southampton. d. Bethlehem hospital, London 6 Feb. 1854.

Twenty-one chapters to the Jews, or an epistle to the remnant of Israel, by Hiram David Williams... Bodmin, printed by Liddell and son for the author at Padstow 1849, 12o. pp. xii, 132, 1/10.

NOTE.-Preface signed "Author, Padstow the 27th of Kislev, A.D. 1847."


Williams' Commercial directory of the principal market towns in Cornwall, arranged in two parts, exhibiting the merchants, manufacturers and trades under the following distinct arrangements. First-Alphabetical directory, being the names arranged alphabetically with the professions and trades attached; SecondClassification of trades, comprising a list of all in each trade or profession. J. Williams, Directory publishing offices, 11 Temple-court, Liverpool 1847, 8°. pp. 240.

The Cornwall and Devon mining directory, classified in districts with their produce, number of shares and residences of the pursers and managers, together with the agents' names, pay days &c. &c. Compiled by J. Williams, general commission agent. Hayle, Banfield Brothers 1861, pp. xxiv and 114, 1/-.

The Cornwall and Devon mining directory etc. Second ed. Lond. W. Kent and Co.; Mining Journal office, 26 Fleet street; Truro, Heard and Sons; Hayle, Banfield Brothers [printed] 1862, 8°. pp. xx, 124.

The Cornwall and Devon mining directory...


compiled by J. Williams, commission agent. A new ed. Hayle, Banfield Bros. [printed]. Lond. W. Kent and Co. 1870, 8°. 2/6.

On scientific mining. J. H. Collins' Western Chron. of Science i, 71-75 (1871).

WILLIAMS, JOHN (son of Will. Williams). Of Bodenick, Lanteglos-by-Fowey; Sheriff of Cornwall 1703; M.P. for Fowey 1700-1702. d. Treworgey, Duloe 1 Jan. 1751. cf. Gent. Mag. xxi, 42 (1751).

WILLIAMS, JOHN (eld. son of Rich. Williams, bapt. St. Stythians 7 Feb. 1654, m. Mch. 1684 at St. Stythians, Elizabeth Donking of Camborne) bapt. St. Stythians 17 Mch. 1685. Settled at Burncoose in Gwennap 1715; Managed the mineral property of the Hearle family; Originated the County Adit 1748; Realised a fortune in mining enterprises. bur. Gwennap 24 June 1761. Will proved 16 Jan. 1762. m. (1) Thomasine Paynter. She was bur. 28 Oct. 1742; m. (2) 7 Nov. 1743 at St. Clement, Ann Skews, widow. Her will is dated 2 Oct. 1781. cf. Sir J. Maclean's Trigg Minor ii, 442; Trans. R.G.S.G. v, 89*, viii, 586.


Some histories of wounds of the head, etc. with observations; to which are added a few remarks on the convulsive cough of the year 1764 in Cornwall. By J. Williams of Redruth, Cornwall. Falmouth, printed; Lond. Baldwin 1766, 8°. 1/-.

WILLIAMS, JOHN (eld. son of Michael Williams, b. Gwennap Aug. 1730, bapt. 20 Oct. d. Bath, bur. Gwennap 28 Feb. 1775, m. 30 Nov. 1752 at Cury, Susanna, eld. dau. of Hen. Harris of Cusgarne. She was bapt. Gwennap 23 Nov. 1732, d. Penryn 2 Feb. 1814, bur. Gwennap). b. Lower Cusgarne 23 Sep. 1753. bapt. Gwennap 15 Oct. Educ. at Truro gram. sch.; Resided sometime at Burncoose which he built circa 1775 and at Scorrier house 1778; The most extensive mine adventurer in Cornwall; Purchased the manor of Calstock from the Duchy 1809; One of the constructors of the Plymouth breakwater 1812; Possessed the finest collection of Cornish minerals ever brought together; F.R.S. 1828. d. Sandhill near Čallington 17 Apl. 1841. bur. Calstock. Monu. in ch. m. by license 23 Jan. 1776 at Kenwyn, Catherine, dau. of Martin Harvey of Kille freth, Kenwyn. She was b. 12 Jan. 1757, d. Sep. 1826, bur. Gwennap. cf. Gent. Mag. xvi, 103-104 (1841); D. Gilbert's Cornwall ii, 134; Duke of Rutland's Journal of tour round Southern


coast (1805) pp. 184-89; West Briton 23 Apl. 1841, p. 2, col. 3.

Mr. John Williams' extraordinary prophetic dream concerning the assassination of Mr. Spencer Perceval, chancellor of the exchequer in the lobby of the house of commons 11 May 1812. cf. Spencer Walpole's Life of rt. hon. Spencer Perceval (1874) pp. 295-96, 329-32; John Abercrombie's Inquiries concerning the intellectual powers (Eighth ed. Lond. 1838) pp. 285-86; Clement Carlyon's Early years (1856) i, 219-21; Chambers' Book of days i, 617; Autobiog. of sir John Rennie 1875, pp. 168-70; Sir J. Maclean's Trigg Minor ii, 433-35; Rev. F. G. Lee's Glimpses of the supernatural (1875) i, 226-30; The Spiritualist 9 June 1876, by Chas. Fox.

NOTE.-Mr. Williams' attested statement drawn up and signed by him in the presence of the rev. Thos. Fisher and Mr. Chas. Prideaux Brune is now (1877) penes Mr. Spencer Walpole.

WILLIAMS, JOHN (eldest son of John Williams of Scorrier, d. 1841). b. Burncoose 3 Aug. 1777. Joined the Society of Friends about 1809; Hon. Memb. of R. G. S. of London 181-. d. Burncoose 11 Aug. 1849. bur. Redruth. m. 27 June 1810 in Friends' Meeting house, Perran Wharf, Philippa, dau. of Will. Naudin. She joined the Society of Friends, became a minister Oct. 1831, d. 7 Dec. 1861, aged 87, bur. Redruth 14 Dec. cf. Extracts from Minutes of Yearly Meeting of Friends (Lond. 1862) pp. 79-80; Annual Monitor No. 8, 1849, p. 122, No. 21, 1863, p. 183; Life of Rich. Trevithick (1872) ii, 304–306.

Account of some remarkable disturbances in the veins of the mine called Huel Peever in Cornwall. By John Williams, Jun. esq. Trans. Geol. Soc. Lond. iv, 139-45 (1817).

7 Will. IV and 1 Vict. c. 25. Act confirming lease from duke of Beaufort to John Vivian, esq. and confirming other lease granted 5 Dec. 1831 to John Williams the younger of Burncoose, Michael Williams of Trevince, William Williams of Scorrier, merchants, Samson Foster of Bromley, Middlesex, Joseph Talwin Foster of Upper Clapton, Francis Hearle Rodd of Trebartha hall, Samuel Stephens of Tregenna castle, Colan Harvey of St. Day and John Sampson of Plymouth of lands in the parishes of St. John juxta Swansea and Llangefelach in Glamorgan 3 July 1837. Private Acts 1837, pp. 509-39.

WILLIAMS, REV. JOHN (son of rev. Chas. Williams of Shebbeare, Devon). Matric. from Ex. coll. Oxf. 28 May 1797, aged 23; Bible clerk Sep. 1799; B.A. 16 June 1802, M.A. 10 Oct. 1808, B.D. 4 May 1820; Chaplain fellow 23


Oct. 1809 to 1826; V. of Probus 1826-28. d. Probus 16 Mch. 1828. Monu. in church. m. 20 June 1826 at St. Aldate's, Oxf. Anne, youngest dau. of sir Will. Elias Taunton, town clerk of city of Oxford. cf. West Briton 21 Mch. 1828, p. 3; Rev. C. W. Boase's Rectors &c. of Ex. coll. (1878).

WILLIAMS, JOHN (son of Jas. Williams, b. Boswedda, d. Tregaseal, St. Just in Penwith, m. Margaret, dau. of John and Mary White. She was b. Trewellard, d. Camborne 1863). b. Lecha, St. Just 5 Nov. 1808. Educ. under John Tregear and John Davy, St. Just; Schoolmaster St. Just; Clerk to Mr. John Batten, merchant, Penzance 1836-66. d. 2 Regent terrace, Penzance, 24 July 1866. bur. The Cemetery. m. 1836 at St. Just parish ch. Mary, dau. of Thos. and Jane Williams. She was b. Pendeen farm, d. Penzance 30 Nov. 1861, aged 52, bur. St. Just.

Miscellaneous poems by John Williams. n.p. or printer's name. [Saundry, typ. Penzance] 1859, 12o. Title 1 leaf, then pp. 1-32.

Poems by the late John Williams. Edited by his son Thomas Williams. Lond. H. Sotheran and Co. 10 Little Tower st. 1873, 8°. Half title, title, dedication to "John Batten, Esq." and contents pp. i-viii, memoir pp. ix-xxiv, Prose pieces pp. xxv-xxxviii, poems pp. 1–129.

The lady's and gentleman's diary... Lond. 1846, 12°. 1/4.

NOTE.-J. Williams was a contributor of poetical enigmas and replies to this Diary from 1846 to 1853. He also wrote in the "Cornish Telegraph."

WILLIAMS, JOHN (second son of Edw. Williams, b. Burncoose 5 Aug. 1787, m. 15 July 1814 at Tavistock, Elizabeth, dau. of John Pearson Foote of Harewood in Calstock. She d. Weston-supermare 25 Dec. 1851). b. Plymouth 10 Jan. 1821. Of 12th Lancers, Cornet 26 Oct. 1841, Lieut. 26 Apl. 1844. d. from the effects of the bursting of his gun at Flowerfield near Weedon, Northamptonsh. 31 Oct. 1849, aged 26. bur. Gwennap, Monu. in ch. m. Sep. 1846 at St. George's, Hanover sq. his cousin Caroline Elizabeth, only dau. of Michael Williams and his wife Elizabeth Eales. She d. 24 May 1849, aged 24, Monu. Gwennap ch. cf. Gent. Mag. xxvi, 643 (1846), xxxii, 668 (1849).

WILLIAMS, REV. JOHN. Of Trinity coll. Camb.
B.A. 1847; C. of St. Columb 1868-69; V. of
Widdicombe in the Moor, Ashburton 1869.
A sermon preached before the members of the
Court Phoenix AOF, at St. Columb Major. By
the rev. John Williams 1868, 8°.


The connection between the west of England and South Wales. Prize essay. Journ. Bath and W. of E. Soc. viii, pt. i, 46–65 (1860).

NOTE.-Contains notes on physical geography, climate, agriculture, &c. of Cornwall.

WILLIAMS, JOHN. See Hope, John ante i, 253.

WILLIAMS, JOHN HENWOOD (son of John Williams). b. Lower St. Columb 26 Apl. 1788. Purser St. Austell Consols, Charlestown United and Wheal Eliza mines to 1864. d. Charlestown, St. Austell 4 May 1864. m. 1823 at Gwennap, Elizabeth Williams. She was b. Gwennap, d. Charlestown.

Improved safety valve. By J. Williams, Helston. Rep. R.C.P. Soc. 1849, pp. xx, 108-110.

Description of improved apparatus for describing the teeth of common and angular cogwheels, racks and pinions, &c. By John Williams, Perran Foundry. ib. 1850, pp. xix, 38-40.

WILLIAMS, JOHN MICHAEL (eld. son of Michael Williams, d. 1858). b. Trevince 25 Dec. 1813. Of Burncoose and Caerhayes castle, Cornwall; Partner in Cornish Bank to 1862 when he retired receiving the Redruth branch for a portion of his share; Head partner of the West Cornwall bank at Redruth and Falmouth to Nov. 1877; Sole proprietor of the bank at Redruth since Nov. 1877; D.W. of Stannaries; Sheriff of Cornwall Feb. 1865. m. 24 Feb. 1852 at St. George's, Hanover sq. Elizabeth Maria, elder dau. of Stephen Davey of Bochym by his wife Charlotte, dau. of rev. Will. Horton. cf. Burke's Landed gentry (1875) ii, 1517. J. M. Williams, plaintiff; William Williams, George Williams, Sampson Foster, Edward Williams and Frederick Martin Williams, defendants. Case in court of chancery for dissolution of partnership of Williams, Foster and Co. copper smelters. H. C. Salmon's Mining and Smelting Mag. ii, 162-64 (1862).


A.D. 1691. Patent to J. Trefusis...and Joseph Williams for An engine. See Trefusis, James ante ii, 745.

WILLIAMS, JOSEPH. Master of the free sch. Bridge-End, Cornwall.

On the reunion of married persons who had separated. Signed "Joseph Williams, BridgeEnd, Redruth." Imperial Mag. iii, 632 (1821). On ringworms. ib. iii, 633.

WILLIAMS, MICHAEL (youngest son of John Williams, d. 1761). b. Burncoose Aug. bapt. Gwen


nap 20 Oct. 1730. d. Bath; bur. Gwennap 28 Feb. 1775, Will dated 6 Oct. 1773. m. 30 Nov. 1752 at Cury, Susannah, dau. of Hen. Harris by his wife Elizabeth Kempthorne. She was bapt. Gwennap 23 Nov. 1732, bur. Gwennap Feb. 1814.

WILLIAMS, MICHAEL (second son of John Williams, d. 1841). b. Burncoose house near Truro 3 June 1785. Educ. at Newton, Devon; Employed in developing the Gwennap mines; Sheriff of Glamorganshire 1839; Presented with a testimonial of public esteem at Redruth, June 1853; M. P. West Cornwall 185358; Chairman of Cornwall railway; Purchased Caerhayes castle 1854; D.W. of the Stannaries. d. Trevince 15 June 1858. bur. Gwennap ch. yard 21 June. Monu. Gwennap ch. m. 5 Mch. 1813 at St. Lawrence, Exeter, Elizabeth, eld. dau. of Rich. Eales of Eastdown near Dawlish. She d. Torquay 20 July 1852, aged 63. bur. Gwennap, Monu. Gwennap ch. cf. Gent. Mag. xxxviii, 326 (1852), v, 192-94 (1858); West Briton 19 June 1858, p. 4, col. 6, 25 June, p. 5, col. 2; Rep. R.C.P. Soc. 1855, p. x; Life of Rich. Trevithick (1872) ii, 109


WILLIAMS, MICHAEL (sixth son of sir W. Wuliams, d. 1870). b. Tregullow 10 Jan. 1839. bapt. St. Day 2 Oct. 1840. Educ. at Exmouth 1848-53, at Harrow 1853-57; Matric. from Oriel coll. Oxf. Nov. 1857, B.A. Dec. 1863, M.A. May 1864; Magistrate for Cornwall Oct. 1871; Of Halwell, Davidstow, and 14 Arlington st. London, S. W.

Twelfth night at the Prince's theatre, Manchester. By M. Williams 1873, 8°.

Will of Richard Harris, vicar of Gwennap 1608-46, together with other particulars relating to the family of Harris. Communicated by Michael Williams, Esq. Miscell. Geneal. et Herald. (Monthly Series) i, 241-43 (1874).

Genealogical Memoranda relating to the Martyn family. ib. i, 385–96.

Extracts from Folkestone parish registers. ib. i, 409.

Carnival music in Italy. The Musical World 24 Mch. 1866, pp. 190–92.

Letter from Paris on "Don Carlos" etc. ib. 27 Apl. 1867, p. 260.

The opera season of 1867. ib. 7 Sep. 1867, pp. 612-15.

Evenings at the opera abroad. ib. 15 Jan. 1876, p. 61 etc.

Italian opera. Letter. Morning Post 9 Mch. 1869, p. 5.

Autumn music in Italy. ib. 6 Dec. 1872, p. 3.


The opera at Vienna. ib. 10 Feb. 1873, p. 6. Shakespeare at Liverpool. West Briton 22 Sep. 1876.

NOTE.-The first of several articles.

WILLIAMS, MICHAEL HENRY (second son of Michael Williams, d. 1858). b. Trevince 1 Nov. 1823. Educ. at Harrow 1837; Of Tredrea, Perran-ar-worthal and Arrallas. m. 5 Oct. 1852 at Melford, Suffolk, Catherine Anne, dau. of Rich. Almack of Melford by his wife Frances, only dau. of lieut.-col. James Horn. cf. Gent. Mag. xxxviii, 632 (1852).

WILLIAMS, MISS MOLLY of Poldiste, Cornwall.

The ladies diary...Lond. 1759, 12o.

NOTE.-Miss Williams contributed poetical enigmas and replies to this Diary in 1759-61 etc.

WILLIAMS, NICHOLAS (son of Thos. Williams,

b. Mount Wise, Wendron 1760, d. Garlidna, Wendron Jan. 1786, m. at Wendron Apl. 1782 Jane, dau. of Jas. Vyvyan. She was b. Mertheruny, Constantine 1759, d. Helston 25 Dec. 1846). b. Garlidna 21 Jan. 1783. bapt. Wendron 28 Jan. Apprentice to an iron worker at Helston 1797; Musket stocker at Falmouth 17971803; In Guernsey 1803 to 1 Jan. 1807; Foreman to Mr. Trestrail of Falmouth 1807; Iron founder, Helston 1807-69. d. Helston 14 July 1869. bur. Helston 17 July. m. 10 Jan. 1811 at Helston, Margaret, dau. of Walter Perry of Crowgy, Wendron and his wife Anna, dau. of Joseph Johns. She was b. Crowgy, Wendron Dec. 1769. d. Helston 27 Feb. 1848. bur. 4 Mch. cf. West Briton 29 July 1869, p. 4, col. 4.

A.D. 1857, July 13, No. 1943. Letters patent to Nicholas Williams and Thos. Williams, both of the Helston foundry, Helston, for the invention of "Improvements in the form and arrangement of the driving gear of thrashing machines and in the form and mode of applying the straw shakers to such said machines." With diagram. Lond. Eyre and Spottiswoode 1858, fol. pp. 6, 7d. Description of an axle and its alleged preference over axles in general use. Rep. R.Č.P. Soc. 1841, pp. 21, 25.

WILLIAMS, OCTAVIUS (son of John Williams, b. St. Clement 29 May 1778, d. St. Clement July 1847, m. Ann, dau. of Thos. Pope and wife Elizabeth B-ant. She was b. Kenwyn 1775, d. 22 July 1864). b. St. Clement 18 Feb. 1820. Educ. Twickenham, Middlesex; Resident in Wales since 1850; Manager of Morfa

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Petition of P. Williams, owner of the "Grace of God of Neath" respecting the wreck of that ship at St. Ives on 29 Dec. 1640 and the seizure of the cargo by Stephen Pawlie acting for sir John Arundell of Chideoke 12 May 1641. MS. House of Lords.

WILLIAMS, RICHARD (? second son of John Williams of Burncoose, d. 1761). bapt. Gwennap 12 May 1717.

NOTE. This gentleman was probably the author of the following paper :-On the French method of cultivating weld in Normandy. Letter signed "R. Williams, West of Cornwall 20 Feb. 1765." Museum Rusticum et Commerciale. (Lond. 8°.) iv, 147-48 (1765).

WILLIAMS, RICHARD. Local Wesleyan preacher in Cornwall. cf. Geo. Smith's Hist. of Wesleyan Methodism (1862) ii, 115.

An address to the Methodists of Cornwall, with letters to rev. Joseph Benson and rev. William Thompson. By Richard Williams 1794, 8°.

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NOTE.-R. Williams also wrote "Two remarkable deaths [being judgments on drunkards, but no names given]. Signed "Richard Williams, Gwennap, May 16, 1782." Arminian Mag. v, 581-82 (1782).

WILLIAMS, RICHARD (eld. son of lieut. Thos. Williams, R.N., m. Miss Bond). b. St. Columb. Lieut. 13 Dec. 1804; Wrecked in the Jupiter 50 guns in Vigo bay 10 Dec. 1808; Commander Sep. 1828. m. Elizabeth Eleanor, dau. of John Henderson of Deal. cf. J. Marshall's Naval Biog. (1823) iv, pt. ii, 312-17.

WILLIAMS, RICHARD (son of John and Eliza beth Williams). b. Whitesand bay village


1802. bapt. Sennen ch. 20 Sep. 1804. Known as "Blind Dick;" Poet; Retailer of fish; Itinerant exhibitioner; Accidently drowned at Tideford 14 Nov. 1863, Inquest held by Mr. John Jago 16 Nov. bur. St. Germans 18 Nov. 1863. m. Sarah, dau. of Peter George. She was b. Sennen, d. Trease, St. Just 1873. A copy of verses against teetotalism composed by W. F--s [Will. Foss] of Sancreed, To which is added An Answer by R. Williams of Sennen. Penzance, printed by E. Paddy. n.d. [183–] fol. s. sh.

Pity the blind, the life and progress of Richard Williams of the parish of Sennen in the county of Cornwall, who was born in 1802 in the village of Whitesand Bay, a small fishing cove about one mile and a half from the Land's end. Interspersed with several hymns, and at the end a copy of verses, intended to be sung at his funeral. Sold only by the author. Penzance, printed by E. Paddy, Harvey's passage 1837, 8°. pp. 16.

Pity the blind. Second part of the life and progress of R. Williams of the parish of Sennen in the county of Cornwall, interspersed with several hymns. Sold only by the author. Penzance, printed by E. Paddy, Harvey's passage 1838, 8°. pp. 8.

WILLIAMS, RICHARD HARRIS (son of John Henwood Williams, d. 1864). b. Croft Handy, Gwennap 26 Mch. 1829. bapt. Gwennap ch. 1829. Educ. at local schools to 1842; Mining engineer 1848; Manager of Charlestown United mines since 1857; Resided at Union cottage, St. Austell 1858; Assoc. of R. Institution of Cornwall 1858; Assoc. of Instit. of C. E. 1870; Memb. of Soc. of Arts 1874; Resides (Nov. 1877) Cuddra, St. Austell. m. (1) 12 Oct. 1853 at Charlestown district ch. `Elizabeth Ann Brenton, eld. dau. of Samuel and Ann Kernick of Grove house, Charlestown. She was b. Tavistock 18 June 1829, d. Cuddra house, St. Austell 2 Jan. 1871, bur. 7 Jan.; m. (2) 7 Jan. 1873 at Edgbaston Old ch. Frances Mary, dau. of Alderman Edward Corn Osborne of Gratton house. She was b. Birmingham 22 Apl. 1843.

Notice of the occurrence of nickel and cobalt


The mineral district of St. Austell. Rep. of Miners' Assoc. of C. and D. 1861..

The duty of Cornish Mining engines. ib. 1872-73, p. 45.

Williams' Water jet air machine. Netherton, printer, Truro. n.d. [1864] 8o. pp. 3. cf. Report on Mines of Great Britain. Lond. 1864, fol. (Parl. Papers 1864, vol. xxiv, Pt. i), pp. xx, 74 with diagram on p. 17.

On a new buddle for dressing gold, tin, copper, lead and other ores. Woodcuts. Rep. R.C.P. Soc. 1870, pp. 59-61. [Also found as a Pamphlet 8°. pp. 3].


On the duty of Cornish engines. ib. 1872, p.

1876, Mch. 23, No. 1246. Provisional specification [only] of Richard Harris Williams of Cuddra house, St. Austell for "Improvements in apparatus for preventing explosion and spontaneous combustion in coal on board ship." Lond. Eyre and Spottiswoode 1876, fol. pp. 2, 2d. WILLIAMS, RICHARD MICHAEL (second son of Sir Will. Williams, d. 1870). b. Tregullow 18 Dec. 1830. Of 3rd. regt. of hussars, ensign 16 May 1851, lieut. 29 Apl. 1853, capt. 22 Sep. 1854, major 12 June 1860, lieut.-col. 10 June 1862 retired Aug. 1863. d. Wolston, Coventry 25 Dec. 1867. bur. Wolston. m. 19 Jan. 1858 at St. Feock ch. Georgiana Sophia, third dau. of rev. Thos. Phillpotts, V. of St. Feock. She was b. Gwennap vicarage. cf. Gent. Mag. iv, 326 (1858), v, 257 (1868).

WILLIAMS, REV. ROBERT (second son of rev. Robt. Williams of Aber Conway, Carnarvonsh. Matric from Jesus coll. Oxf. 31 Mch. 1792, aged 21, M.A. 22 June 1798, P.C. of Llandudno 1795-1844, d. 1844, m. Catherine Lloyd. She d. 1846). b. Aberconway, Carnarvonshire. Educ. Beaumaris gram. seh. and Shrewsbury sch.; Matric. from Ch. Ch. Oxf. 10 June 1828, aged 17; B.A. 9 June 1832, M.A. 5 May 1836; V. of Llangad-waladr 1837; R. of Rhydycroesau, Denbighshire 1838; Incumb. of Llandovery; Hon. Canon of St. Asaph 1872. Unm.

Enwagion Cymru. A biographical dictionary of eminent Welshmen... By the rev. Robert Williams, M.A....Llandovery, printed and pubat St. Austle Consols mine near St. Austle. Rep. lished by William Rees; Lond. Longman and R.I.C. 1857, pp. 32-34.

A new safety skip. ib. 1858, p. 26.

NOTE. This paper is erroneously stated in the Report to be by Capt. John Williams.

On mineral deposits at Great Crinnis mine near St. Austell. With map. ib. 1863, pp. 44-47.

Co. 1852, 8°. 9/-.

NOTE.-Contains notices of some of the Cornish


Lexicon Cornu-Britannicum, a dictionary of the ancient Celtic language of Cornwall, in which the words are elucidated by copious examples

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