Richard Lougher

1 January 1858–1930 (Age 72)
Wick, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Richard

When Richard Lougher was born on 1 January 1858, in Wick, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, David Lougher, was 36 and his mother, Ann Davis, was 36. He had at least 6 sons and 4 daughters with Gwenllian Hopkins. He lived in Llansamlet, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1861 and Monknash, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom for about 20 years. He died in 1930, in Wick, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, at the age of 72.

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Richard Lougher
Gwenllian Hopkins
Elizabeth Ann Longher
William Longher
David Longher
Jenkin Longher
Gwenllian Lougher
Richard Lougher
Griffith Lougher
Thomas Lougher
Mabel Longher
Florence Lougher

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World Events (7)

1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867

Age 9

The Great Reform Act of 1867 gave males the right to vote. This also helped to form the Welsh Liberal Party. It was the second of three reforms that would take place.

Age 26

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1890 · Welsh Industry Affected by U.S Tariff 

Age 32

In 1890, President McKinley and Congress passed the McKinley Tariff, which have had direct effect on Southern Wales. All foreign exports were taxed, including tinplates from the iron and copper mines in Wales.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhchair ‘descendant of Dubhchar’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘black’ + car ‘dear’.2 Possibly an Americanized spelling of South German Daucher, a topographic name for someone living near a marsh, Swabian dialect Dauch.

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

Sources (3)

  • Richard Lougher, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Richard Lougher, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Richard Leyshon in household of David Leyshon, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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