Arthur Gower Thomas

19 October 1901–March 1970 (Age 68)
Burry Port, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Arthur Gower

When Arthur Gower Thomas was born on 19 October 1901, in Burry Port, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Griffith Thomas, was 24 and his mother, Ellen Ann Gower, was 18. He died in March 1970, at the age of 68.

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Griffith Thomas
Ellen Ann Gower
Arthur Gower Thomas
Marjorie Thomas
Marie Thomas

Parents and Siblings

    Griffith Thomas


    Ellen Ann Gower





    Marjorie Thomas


    Marie Thomas


World Events (3)


Age 7

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 13

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.
1925 · National Party (Plaid Cymru) Founded

Age 24

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. 

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.

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