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.
Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867
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.
Like the French name Louis, which is derived from Ludovicus, from the Old German name Ludwig. A root is "lautwig," meaning illustrious warrior. From this name come the old female names Lewes and Lewisa, from whence comes the modern name Louisa. Louise is a French form of Lewis. Liusaidh is a Gaelic form of Louisa. Luthais is a Gaelic form of Lewis. Loeys is an Anglo-Norman form of Lewis.
Possible Related Names
Edmond Lewis in household of Edmond Lewis, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
Edmund Lewis, "Wales, Glamorgan Parish Registers, 1558-1900"
Edmund Lewis, "Wales, Glamorganshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912"
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