John Hobbs Luckwell

1874–1954 (Age 79)
Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of John Hobbs

When John Hobbs Luckwell was born in October 1874, in Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Charles Luckwell, was 25 and his mother, Fanny Baker Hobbs, was 27. He married Mary Elizabeth Brooks in October 1895, in Bridgend, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Coed-ffranc, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1881 and Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1891. He died in March 1954, in Bridgend, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, at the age of 79.

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John Hobbs Luckwell
Mary Elizabeth Brooks
Marriage: October 1895
Mary Annie Luckwell
Minnie Luckwell

Spouse & Children

October 1895
Bridgend, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom


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World Events (8)


Age 10

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1890 · Welsh Industry Affected by U.S Tariff 

Age 16

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 26

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Jno Luckwill in household of Chas Luckwill, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • John H Luckwill in household of Charles Luckwill, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • 1901 Wales Census

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