Caroline Powles

Brief Life History of Caroline

When Caroline Powles was born on 19 October 1874, in Argoed, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Edwin Powles, was 27 and her mother, Hannah Evans, was 28. She married William Dodd from October 1897 to December 1897, in Bedwelty, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Bedwelty, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1881. She died in 1967, in Bexley, Kent, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 93.

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William Dodd
Caroline Powles
Marriage: from October 1897 to December 1897
Winifred Dodd
Herbert Leslie Dodd
Sylvia Dodd
Norman Selwyn Dodd
William Edwin Dodd
Marion Dodd

Sources (9)

  • Caroline Powles in household of Thomas Matthews, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Caroline Powles, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • Caroline Powles, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.


Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

1900 · Strike at Penrhyn Slate Quarry

The strike at Penrhyn Slate Quarry was the longest in Wales history, lasting from November 22, 1900 to 1903. When workers in the quarry were informed that union dues were no longer being collected, they started protesting.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: variant of Powells, itself a variant of Powell , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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