David Griffiths


Brief Life History of David

When David Griffiths was born in 1869, in Pembrey, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, William Griffiths, was 28 and his mother, Ann Griffiths, was 26.

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William Griffiths
Ann Griffiths
William Griffiths
John Griffiths
Ann Griffiths
David Griffiths
Jane Griffiths
Richard Griffiths
Thomas Griffiths
Frances Griffiths
John Griffiths
William Griffiths

Sources (2)

  • David Griffiths in household of William Griffiths, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • David Griffiths in household of William Griffiths, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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World Events (8)


Age 15

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

1890 · Welsh Industry Affected by U.S Tariff 

Age 21

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 31

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.

Name Meaning

Welsh (Glamorgan and western England): Anglicized form of the patronymic (ap) Gruffudd, from Old Welsh Grippiud (see Griffith ).

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