Monday, 19 September 2011

On This Day ... 19 September

1824     Thomas Pugh was born in Radnorshire, Wales, the son of Hugh Pugh and Elizabeth Williams. With the rest of his family he emigrated to Canada in the 1840s.

1842     Mary Hudson nee Newton died in Sunderland, Co Durham, England.  She was a 39 year old widow and her death orphaned several small children.

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