Thomas Greatrex

1853–
St Andrews Major, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Greatrex was born in 1853, in St Andrews Major, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, John Greatrex, was 48 and his mother, Elizabeth Morgan, was 48. He lived in Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1861.

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Family Time Line

John Greatrex
1805–1860
Elizabeth Morgan
1805–1896
George Greatrex
1840–1884
Emma Greatrex
1841–1920
Elizabeth Eliza Greatrex
1843–
James Greatrex
1845–1930
John Greatrex
1848–1920
Caroline Greatrex
1850–1888
Thomas Greatrex
1853–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Male1840–1884Male

    Emma Greatrex

    Female1841–1920Female

    Elizabeth Eliza Greatrex

    Female1843–Female

    Male1845–1930Male

    John Greatrex

    Male1848–1920Male

+2 More Children

World Events (7)

1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867

Age 14

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.
1884

Age 31

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

Age 37

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

English (Derbyshire): habitational name from a place in Derbyshire called Greterakes.

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

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Gratrex, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • 1871 Wales Census Elizabeth Greatrex with Daugher Emma Miles and 3 siblings
  • Thomas Greatrex, "Wales Births and Baptisms, 1541-1907"

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