Thomas Griffith

18 August 1799–
Neath, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Griffith was christened on 18 August 1799, in Neath, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Griffith, was 31 and his mother, Ann Hughes, was 30.

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Thomas Griffith
1768–1851
Ann Hughes
1769–1848
Elianor Griffith
1795–
Ann Griffith
1797–
Thomas Griffith
1799–
Thomas Griffith
1801–
Elianor Griffith
1803–
Thomas Griffith
1805–
Gwenllyan Griffith
1805–

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World Events (3)

1815

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

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

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

Welsh: from the Old Welsh personal name Gruffudd, Old Welsh Grip(p)iud, composed of the elements grip, of uncertain significance, + iud ‘chief’, ‘lord’.

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

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