John Renowden

1815–7 July 1890 (Age 75)
St Ives, Cornwall, England

The Life of John

When John Renowden was born in 1815, in St Ives, Cornwall, England, his father, John Renowden, was 16 and his mother, Mary, was 19. He married Anne Davies on 14 October 1838, in Cilycwm, Carmarthenshire, Wales. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1851 and Llanfair-ar-y-bryn, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1871. He died on 7 July 1890, in Rhandir-isaf, Carmarthenshire, Wales, at the age of 75.

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John Renowden
Anne Davies
Marriage: 14 October 1838
John Renowden
Anne Renowden

Spouse and Children


    Anne Davies


14 October 1838
Cilycwm, Carmarthenshire, Wales


    John Renowden


    Anne Renowden


Parents and Siblings

    John Renowden






    William Renowden


    Thomas Renowden


    Elizabeth Renowden


    James Renoden


World Events (7)


Age 0

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1831 · Merthyr Uprising 

Age 16

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.
1839 · The Rebecca Riots Take Place

Age 24

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.

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Sources (3)

  • John Reynowden, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • John Renowden, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • John Renowden, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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