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William 
Chambers
1809 - 1882


William 
Chambers
, politician. educ. Eton College and St John's College, Cambridge. In 1839 he co-founded the Llanelly Reform Society. He was the leader of a demonstration at Mynydd Sylen in August 1843, during the Rebecca Riots, but shortly afterwards he helped the authorities to capture rioters who attaked the toll-gate at Pontarddulais. In 1850, he was the first chairman of the Llanelli Board of Health. See Wikipedia and http://wbo.llgc.org.uk/en/s-CHAM-WIL-1774.html?query=1809&field=conten t He bought Hafod in 1853, formerly owned by Thomas Johnes, from the Bold Houghton family.

Born: Valenciennes, France 24th May 1809 Baptised:
Died: , , , England 4th Mar 1882 Buried:
Family:
Chambers

Ancestors
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1.
William 
Chambers
(
Payne
) 1809 - 1882
2.
William 
Chambers
1773 - 1855
4.
Sir John 
Stepney
(
James
)
5.
   
 

Siblings



Spouses



1. Dafen, Cardiganshire, , Wales 20th Jul 1835
Joanna Trant 
Payne
(
Chambers
) 1818 - 1864

Descendants
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a.
Joanna Trant 
Payne
(
Chambers
) 1818 - 1864
1.
John Graham 
Chambers
1843 - 1883
2.
Edward Payne 
Chambers
1849 - 1849
3.
Charles Campbell 
Chambers
1850 - 1906
3a. ?
3.1.
Robert Lambert 
Chambers
(
Douglass
) * 1880
4.
Mary Beatrice 
Chambers
(
Benyon
) 1857 - 1947
4a.
Augustus William 
Benyon
(
Chambers
) 1842 - 1922
4.1.
Reginald Kennard 
Benyon
(
Cockerell
,
Hearons
) 1880 - 1961
4.2.
Leila Beatrice 
Benyon
1886 - post 1911
4.3.
Evelyn Maud 
Benyon
(
Chaloner
,
Francis
) 1891 - 1972 ...
5.
Emma Constance 
Chambers
1857 - post 1901
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Timeline


24th May 1809Born Valenciennes, France
20th Jul 1835Married
Joanna Trant 
Payne
(
Chambers
) 1818 - 1864 Dafen, Cardiganshire, Wales
1861Head of household in 1861 census (census) Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire, Wales
4th Mar 1882Died England
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