Mary Lewis

1834–
Llangyfelach, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Lewis was born in 1834, in Llangyfelach, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, David Lewis, was 30 and her mother, Elinor Richards, was 29.

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David Lewis
1804–
Elinor Richards
1805–
Mary Lewis
1834–
David Lewis
1849–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1839 · The Rebecca Riots Take Place

Age 5

The Rebecca Riots were a group of protests in west Wales from 1839-1843. The people involved were mostly poor farmers, primarily men dressed as women. The group was called “Rebecca and her daughters”, a title believed to have come the book of Genesis. They mostly fought against the toll-gates. There is only record of one death during the riots: a young Sarah Williams had been warned that the rioters were coming, but upon refusing to leave, was killed.
1843

Age 9

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1884

Age 50

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

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.

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