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Richard - Thomas
Llanegwad Parish Church Carmarthenshire Wales
Henry Richard born 1816 Abergwili the son
of David Richard and Rachel William married Anne Thomas of Llanegwad 16th
April 1838. at Llanegwad Parish Church.
Henry Richard, aged
23, Bachelor Farm Servant, abode Penrheol Llanegwad
The 1841 Census records the family at "Bank Monachty" Henry and his wife Anne, with daughter Hannah aged 2.. Her baptism is not in the Llanegwad church records. In the 1851 Census the family has moved into "Ffynondawel" and the surname has the letter 's' added to it. The dwelling is stated as being occupied by Anne's parents in the 1841 census. They now have 3 more children children Rachel 8 David 5 and John 2. By 1861 they now have William aged 9 Elizabeth 6 months, Hannah is un-married aged 22 and Anne's mother Elizabeth Thomas aged 73 a widow, is also living with them.
The birth of their son David was recorded by the register Office on the 6th November 1845 as David Richards this change from Richard to Richards has remained ever since.
On the 1st August
Richards bachelor (full age), servant, living at Ffynondawel marries Sarah
Lloyd, spinster (full age), servant, living in Pantygog cottages, at Llanegwad
parish Church Witnesses are the fathers Henry Richard of Llanegwad and
Thomas Lloyd of Llandyssil.
David became a Deacon
of Siloam Chapel Killay Glamorganshire circa 1900-1907