Sunday, 8 May 2011

On This Day ... 8 May

1834     Thomas Read was born in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. He was the son of Silvester Read and Isabella Child. He died shortly before his ninth birthday.

1844     Catherine Read was born in Birmingham, on what would have been her brother's tenth birthday.

1876     Jane Powell nee Thomas died at Hendrew, Saint Harmon, Radnorshire, Wales. She was 51 years old.

1950     My great-grandmother (and Jane Thomas's grand-daughter) Delilah Jane Pugh, nee Hughes, died at Brookfield, Hay-on-Wye, Breconshire, Wales. She was 66 years old.

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