By Annette Edwards.


Louisa Morgan Shelby was born 1853 in Cardiganshire, she was the daughter of John Shelby and Sarah Ann Owen. Louisa moved to Wrexham where in 1871 she was employed as a servant at a Temperance Hotel at 11 Regent Street.

In 1881 Louise married John Labron in Leeds but John died the following year. In 1885 Louisa married John Jones a roadman, and for a while they lived at Minera School House before moving to Wrexham.

Louisa died aged 77 at 36 Spring Road and was buried on 1 June 1931.

JOHN JONES 1852 – 1940

John Jones was born in the Mold area about 1852. He became a worker for the Wrexham waterworks. John died at 62 Spring Road aged 88, he was buried on 23 March 1940.

Louisa (Lallie) is commemorated on her daughter Millie’s headstone in the next grave.

Researched by Annette Edwards. June 2018. Headstone photographs by Graham Lloyd.

Grave ref: Wrexham Cemetery J-02436