Sarah Anne Powell

from 1846 to 1847–from 1940 to 1945 (Age 94)
Llansoy, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah Anne

When Sarah Anne Powell was born from 1846 to 1847, in Llansoy, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, George Powell, was 40 and her mother, Anne Elizabeth Morgan, was 27. She married Frederick Richards from 1865 to 1869, in Wales. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years and Hereford, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. She died from 1940 to 1945, in Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 99, and was buried in Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Richards
Sarah Anne Powell
Marriage: from 1865 to 1869
Annie Richards
Frederick Richards
Mary Richards
Eleanor Richards
Charles Richards
Nellie Richards Layce

Spouse and Children

    Frederick Richards



from 1865 to 1869


    Annie Richards


    Frederick Richards


    Mary Richards


    Eleanor Richards


    Charles Richards


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1847 · The United Presbyterian Church of Scotland is established.

Age 1

The United Presbyterian Church of Scotland was formed in 1847. For most of its existence the United Presbyterian Church was the third largest Presbyterian Church in Scotland and flourished in Scotland for 53 years. After being reunited with the Church of Scotland in 1929, it continues to bring relief to the local communities.
1850 · Coal Fields in South Wales Developed

Age 4

Like the iron and copper mines, the coal fields in South Wales were very important to the industrial revolution. Many of those that worked in the coal mines were part of the Merthyr uprising.
1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.

Age 28

The Church Patronage Act 1874 was passed by Parliament and amended and altered the laws relating to the Appointment of Ministers to Parishes in Scotland. Paragraphs spelled out definitions to prevent the Act being subverted by processes used by Patrons and clarified that the Church of Scotland would decide on the qualifications required for Ministers.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Welsh origin): Anglicized form of Welsh ap Hywel ‘son of Hywel’, a personal name meaning ‘eminent’ ( see Howell ).2 Irish: mainly of Welsh origin as in 1 above, but sometimes a surname adopted as equivalent of Gaelic Mac Giolla Phóil ‘son of the servant of St. Paul ’ ( see Guilfoyle ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Richards in household of Frederick Richards, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Sarah Richards in household of Frederick Richards, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Sarah Richards in household of Frederick Richards, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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