Isabella Langford

Female15 May 1827–1902

Brief Life History of Isabella

When Isabella Langford was born on 15 May 1827, in Ebbw Vale, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Weldon Langford, was 38 and her mother, Maria Jones, was 29. She married Thomas Bowen in 1850, in Neath, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Llangyfelach, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1891 and Clase, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1901. She died in 1902, in Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Bowen
Isabella Langford
Marriage: 1850
Samuel Bowen Bowen
William H Bowen
Maria Ann Bowen
Edwin John Bowen
Charles R Bowen
George Einon Bowen
Isabella Jane Bowen
Eliza Ann Bowen

Sources (10)

  • Isabella Bowen in household of Thomas Bowen, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Isabella Langford, "Wales Births and Baptisms, 1541-1907"
  • Isabella Langford, "England, Lancashire Non-Conformist Church Records, 1647-1996"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1850Neath, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

    Age 15

    The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.

    1850 · Coal Fields in South Wales Developed

    Age 23

    Like the iron and copper mines, the coal fields in South Wales were very important to the industrial revolution. Many of those that worked in the coal mines were part of the Merthyr uprising.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of several places called with Old English lang ‘long’ + ford ‘ford’, such as Langford (Bedfordshire, Nottinghamshire, Essex, Norfolk).

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

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