Mary Thomas

1840–1893 (Age 53)
Puncheston, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Thomas was born in 1840, in Puncheston, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Benjamin Thomas, was 36 and her mother, Ann James, was 35. She lived in Llanrhian, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1841 and St Peter Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1851. She died in 1893, at the age of 53.

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World Events (5)


Age 3

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1850 · Coal Fields in South Wales Developed

Age 10

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.
1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867

Age 27

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.

Name Meaning

Hebrew: According to some authorities, the name of the apostle is derived from a Syriac word of Hebrew origin, "tham," meaning to doubt, because of his doubting, and they say he was on that account called in Greek a word meaning of 2 hearts. But the Hebrew "tham" is a twin, and the Greek name Didymus has the same meaning. Tammy, Tammie, Thomasia, Thomasina, Thomassine, Thomazine, Tamasine, Tamsen, Tamzin, Tamzine, and Tamzzin are female names from Thomas. Tomas and Tamhus are Gaelic forms. Tubby is a Cornish form of Thomas. Tamlane and Tam are Scottish forms. Tom is abbreviated from Thomas and is sometimes found as a female name. Toume is an Anglo-Norman form of Thomas.

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Thomas in household of Benjamin Thomas, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Mary Thomas in household of Benjamin Thomas, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • 1851 UK Census, St. Peter, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales, Benjamin Thomas, watchmaker, head

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