(Abt 1760-1842)
Thomas RICHARDS of Porthkerry


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Catherine NORMAN

Thomas RICHARDS of Porthkerry

  • Born: 1791, Penmark, Glamorgan, Wales
  • Christened: 19 Jun 1791, Penmark St. Mary, Glamorgan, Wales 1
  • Married: 17 Aug 1812, Penmark, Glamorgan, Wales 1
  • Buried: 5 Aug 1858, Penmark St. Mary, Glamorgan, Wales 2

  General Notes:

Compiler's 3 x great-grandfather

  Research Notes:

1841 Wales Census:

Age given: 49 years
Birthplace given: Glamorgan, Wales
Occupation: Mason
Dwelling Place: Penmark East, Glamorgan

Present were wife Catherine (49), sons Thomas (26), mason, and William (23), mason


1851 Wales Census:

Age given: 59 years
Birthplace given: Penmark, Glamorgan, Wales
Occupation: Schoolmaster
Dwelling Place: Porthkerry School, Porthkerry, Glamorgan

Present were wife C. (60) of Penmark, schoolmistress, granddaughter Jane Evans (8) of Porthkerry, visitor William Benjamin* (21) of Penmark, smith, lodger Eliza John (21) of Merthyr dovan, scholar

* future husband of daughter Catherine


"In the Matter of the Petition of Thomas Richards , now and for seventeen years last past, residing in Porthkerry, in the parish of Porthkerry, in the county of Glamorgan, Schoolmaster, conducting the Schools of the said parish of Porthkerry."

The London Gazette, April 9, 1858.


Thomas Richards of Porthkerry died aged 67 years (burial record).

  Marriage Information:

Thomas married Catherine NORMAN, daughter of John NORMAN of Penmark and Catherine REES, on 17 Aug 1812 in Penmark, Glamorgan, Wales 1. (Catherine NORMAN was born in 1791 in Penmark, Glamorgan, Wales, died on 16 Aug 1878 in Porthkerry, Glamorgan, Wales and was buried on 20 Aug 1878 in Penmark, Glamorgan, Wales 1.

  Marriage Notes:

Banns of marriage between Thomas Richard and Catherine Norman were published on 26 July and the 2nd and 9th of August 1812, by J. S. Casbird, Vicar, the said Thomas Richard of this parish, batchelor, and Catherine Norman of this parish, spinster.

Witnesses: Elizth. Evans, David Thomas


1 Penmark St. Mary Parish Register.

2 Glamorgan Burial Index. Transcriptions by the Glamorgan Family History Society.

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