About Emily Hopkins
- 1891 census: age 36, railway bankrider (brakeman), living at 1, Taff Cottages, Llwynypia with wife Emily and 6 children (including Persis).
- 1901 census: age 46, railway bankrider, living at 2 Taff Cottages with Emily and 5 children plus lodger (Persis woking as housemaid in Porthcawl area).
- 1911: A raiway guard, possibly lived at 2 Taff Cottages - given as bride's address on her wedding entry.
- 1911 census: age 56, railway guard, living at 2 Taff Cottages with Emily and 3 children (Persis and new husband Will visiting Robert Prosser & family in Gloucestershire).