Llewellyn Thomas

29 June 1814–
Llangynwyd, Glamorgan, Wales

The Life of Llewellyn

When Llewellyn Thomas was christened on 29 June 1814, in Llangynwyd, Glamorgan, Wales, his father, Edward Thomas, was 26 and his mother, Margaret John, was 25. He married Hannah Williams in 1853, in Bridgend and Cowbridge, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Betws, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Llewellyn Thomas
Hannah Williams
Marriage: 1853
Edward Thomas
Margaret Thomas
Catherine Thomas
Rees Thomas

Spouse and Children

Bridgend and Cowbridge, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom


    Edward Thomas



    Catherine Thomas


    Rees Thomas


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


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

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.
1850 · Coal Fields in South Wales Developed

Like the iron and copper mines, the coal fields in South Wales were very important to the industrial revolution. Many of those that worked in the coal mines were part of the Merthyr uprising.

Name Meaning

Hebrew: According to some authorities, the name of the apostle is derived from a Syriac word of Hebrew origin, "tham," meaning to doubt, because of his doubting, and they say he was on that account called in Greek a word meaning of 2 hearts. But the Hebrew "tham" is a twin, and the Greek name Didymus has the same meaning. Tammy, Tammie, Thomasia, Thomasina, Thomassine, Thomazine, Tamasine, Tamsen, Tamzin, Tamzine, and Tamzzin are female names from Thomas. Tomas and Tamhus are Gaelic forms. Tubby is a Cornish form of Thomas. Tamlane and Tam are Scottish forms. Tom is abbreviated from Thomas and is sometimes found as a female name. Toume is an Anglo-Norman form of Thomas.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lewelin Thomas in household of Edward Thomas, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Llewelyn Thomas in household of Edward Thomas, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Llewelyn Thomas in household of Edward Thomas, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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