Document referenceHRA/DX638
Level of description Fonds
TitleRichards family of Dowlais and Hughesovka papers
Date1889-1989
Creator(s)Richards family
BackgroundRees Richards worked in the blast furnace department at Hughesovka. He took his wife, Charlotte, sons Henry and Richard and a young daughter with him to Russia. His daughter died soon after arrival. The surviving family settles in Middlesbrough after their return to Britain following Rees Richards’ death in about 1908. His father, also Rees, had worked for the Dowlais Iron Company.
DescriptionTranscript of letter sent by Rees Richards from Hughesovka, and notes on the Richards family.
LanguageEnglish
Extent0.009 cubic metres (9 papers)
Physical characteristicsGood condition
AppraisalAll records which meet the collection policy of the Glamorgan Archives have been retained.
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