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.
1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867
The Great Reform Act of 1867 gave males the right to vote. This also helped to form the Welsh Liberal Party. It was the second of three reforms that would take place.
This name has been translated as "bright or fair lamb." It is more likely from the Old German name Laudbert, from "land-brecht," one distinguished among the people.
Mary Lambbart, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
Mary Lambbart, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"
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