Thomas Bamon


Brief Life History of Thomas

When Thomas Bamon was born in 1881, in Llantwit Major, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, William Bamon, was 41 and his mother, Mary Gilland, was 40. He died in 1942, in Bridgend, Bridgend, Wales, United Kingdom, at the age of 61.

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William Bamon
Mary Gilland
Elizabeth Bamon
Robert Bamon
William J Bamon
Martha J Bamon
Mary A Bamon
Thomas Bamon
Edith Bamon

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    Age 3

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    1890 · Welsh Industry Affected by U.S Tariff 

    Age 9

    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.

    1900 · Strike at Penrhyn Slate Quarry

    Age 19

    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

    Spanish and Asturian-Leonese (Bayón): nickname from the adjective bayón ‘with the shoulder higher on one side of the body’, also ‘fat, flabby’.

    Galician (Bayón): in some cases, a habitational name from a place called Baión, Castilianized as Bayón, in Pontevedra (Galicia, Spain).

    French: derivative of Bay .

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

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