27 April 1914–May 1996 (Age 82) Seven Sisters, Neath Port Talbot, Wales, United Kingdom
The Life of Howell
When Howell Thomas was born on 27 April 1914, in Seven Sisters, Neath Port Talbot, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, David Thomas, was 36 and his mother, Jane Williams, was 35. He died in May 1996, in Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, at the age of 82.
WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.
1925 · National Party (Plaid Cymru) Founded
The Plaid Cymru, or the National Party, started out as a social movement against threats to the Welsh language and customs. It wasn’t until 1966 that the party had a seat in Parliament.
Winston Churchill becomes prime minister. British fighter pilots repel German air attacks in the Battle of Britain. London and other cities badly damaged in German bombing raids.
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
England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2007
England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index, 1837-1915
Find more of your family story
As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.