Thomas Lewis

from 1822 to 1826–

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Lewis was born from 1822 to 1826, his father, Robert Saunders Lewis, was 36 and his mother, Gwenlillian Davis, was 36. He married Winifred in 1848, in Aberystruth, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Bedwellty, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1861 and Manmoel, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1871.

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Thomas Lewis
Marriage: 1848
Elizabeth Lewis
Thomas Lewis
Margrett Lewis

Spouse and Children

Aberystruth, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom


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World Events (7)


Age 1

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

Age 9

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.
1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867

Age 45

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

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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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Lewis, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Thomas Lewis, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Thos Lewis, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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