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Benjamin Williams Mathias

Benjamin Williams Mathias was the father of John Alexander Mathias, the former Archdeacon of Colombo, who was involved in the clerical dispute at St Giles Church in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Once I found out that my great x3 grandfather, John Alexander Mathias, was born in...

Archdeacon Matthias

John Alexander Mathias was someone I knew nothing about until his name appeared on the marriage certificate of his son Edward Herbert Mathias. Edward was my great x2 grandfather on my maternal family line. John Mathias was born in 1810 in Dublin, Ireland, the son of...