John Richards

about 1755–
Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of John

John Richards was born about 1755, in Wales, United Kingdom as the son of Richard John and Mary.

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John Richards
1755–
Ann Maurice
1758–

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Parents and Siblings

    Richard John

    MaleMale

    Mary

    FemaleFemale

siblings

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World Events (3)

1815

Age 60

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 68

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1831 · Merthyr Uprising 

Age 76

Sparked by a depression that was going through Wales the previous three years, the Merthyr uprisings were carried out by workers that were in debt. In the process, twenty-four people were killed and twenty-six were arrested. Troops were brought in to stop the protestors.

Name Meaning

English and German: patronymic from the personal name Richard . Richards is a frequent name in Wales.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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