James Owen of Penrhos

and his descendants

When was James born?

Unfortunately the evidence concerning James Owen's birth is inconsistant:

Source
1841 census
1851 census
1861 census
Second marriage
1871 census
Constabulary (in "68th year")
Superannuation (obit.)
1881 census
Obituary (in "79th year")
Report of funeral

Age
30 (age rounded)
44
54
61
63
67
(67?)
73
78 (or 79)
80

Date of evidence
7 June 1841
30 March 1851
7 April 1861
5 April 1870
2 April 1871
6 January 1875
2 March 1875
3 April 1881
22 May 1886
22 May 1886

Birth after:

30 March 1806
7 April 1806
5 April 1808
2 April 1807
6 January 1807
2 March 1807
3 April 1807
22 May 1805
22 May 1807

Birth before:

30 March 1807
7 April 1807
5 April 1809
2 April 1808
6 January 1808
2 March 1808
3 April 1808
22 May 1807
22 May 1808

Giving greater credence to the earlier evidence, it seems likely that James was probably born in in about the first quarter of 1807.