Thomas Family Tree

Walter Newby (1870 - ....)


Walter Newby was the son of John Newby and Mary Clement.

Walter was born in 1870 in Llandilo, Carmarthenshire, Wales.

Walter married Mary Hannah Thomas in 1890 in the Llanelly Registration District (Dec. quarter).

He had the following children from his marriage to Mary Hannah Thomas:

- Thomas John Newby

born in 1891 at Llanelly, Carmarthenshire, Wales.

- Olivia Newby

born in 1894 at Llanelly, Carmarthenshire, Wales.

- Mary Catherine Newby

born in 1898 at Llanelly, Carmarthenshire, Wales.

The places where he lived have been identified as:

From To Place Source of Information
1870    Llandilo, Carmarthenshire, Wales.  Note 1. 
1871    Towy Terrace, Pentrecwn, Llandilofawr, Carmarthenshire, Wales.  Note 2. 
1881    34 Dolau Row, Llanelly, Carmarthenshire, Wales.  Note 3. 
1891    50 Lower William Street, Llanelly, Carmarthenshire, Wales.  Note 4. 
1898    United States of America.  Note 5. 

Details of Walter's occupation are not known.

Details of Walter's death are not known.

Walter sailed from Liverpool on 27th July 1898 on the S.S. Britannic to the United States of America.
Details of the original ship's manifest (entry no.12) are as follows:
Name: Walter Newby
Age: 28
Sex: Male
Married or Single: Married
Occupation: Tin Worker
Able to read: Yes
Able to write: Yes
Nationality: Welsh
Last residence: Llanelly
Seaport for landing in the United States: New York
Final destination in the United States: Elwood (Indiana)
Whether having a ticket to such final destination: Yes
By whom was passage paid: Self
Whether in posession of money: $35
Whether ever before in the United States: No
Whether going to join a relative: Bank 852
Ever in prison: No
Whether a polygamist: No
Whether under contract to labour in the United States: No
Condition of health, mental and physical: Good
Deformed or crippled: No
Contract Ticket number: 75861

Notes - Sources of information:
1. See 1871 Census. Walter's birthplace.
2. See 1871 Census.
3. See 1881 Census.
4. See 1891 Census.
5. Ellis Island website containing passenger records of sailings to USA.

Census Data:

Year Address
1871 Towy Terrace, Pentrecwn, Llandilofawr, Carmarthenshire, Wales.
1881 34 Dolau Row, Llanelly, Carmarthenshire, Wales.
1891 50 Lower William Street, Llanelly, Carmarthenshire, Wales.
1920 Beaver, Pennsylvania.
1930 Aliquippa, Beaver, Pennsylvania.