Thomas James Coles

Male9 July 1868–25 February 1930

Brief Life History of Thomas James

When Thomas James Coles was born on 9 July 1868, in Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, John Coles, was 39 and his mother, Lucy Davies, was 34. He married Johanna Mack in 1896, in Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Canton, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1901 and Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1911. He died on 25 February 1930, at the age of 61.

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Thomas James Coles
Johanna Mack
Marriage: 1896
Thomas J Coles
Arthur S Coles
Mary C Coles
Lilian Coles
Mary Coles

Sources (5)

  • Thomas Coles in household of John Coles, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Thomas Coles in household of John Coles, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Thomas Coles, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1896Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (7)


    Age 16

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    1890 · Welsh Industry Affected by U.S Tariff 

    Age 22

    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 32

    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 (southern): variant of Cole , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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