John Richards

about 1760–about 1830 (Age 70)
Neath, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Richards was born about 1760, in Neath, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, David Richard, was 28 and his mother, Lucy, was 28. He married Alice Roley on 13 December 1783, in Neath, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died about 1830, in his hometown, at the age of 70.

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John Richards
Alice Roley
Marriage: 13 December 1783
William Richard
Lucy Polly Richard
Elizabeth Richard
Ann Richards
John Richard

Spouse and Children

13 December 1783
Neath, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom


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World Events (2)


Age 55

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Age 63

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English and German: patronymic from the personal name Richard . Richards is a frequent name in Wales.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • John Richard, "Wales, Glamorganshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912"

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