Rhys Llewelyn Thomas

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Rhys Llewelyn Thomas

Birthplace: Abergwesyn, Breconshire, Wales (United Kingdom)
Death: May 1942 (65-66)
Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, North Island, New Zealand
Place of Burial: [Section H, Row 1, Plot 6.], Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, North Island, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Son of John Harry Thomas and Margaret Thomas
Husband of Lucy Thomas
Father of WO1. Walter Daniel Thomas
Brother of Ethel H Thomas and Levidwan Thomas

Find A Grave ID: 270278092
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About Rhys Llewelyn Thomas

1891 Wales Census
Name Rhys Llewelyn Thomas
Age 15
Estimated Birth Year abt 1876
Relation Son
Father's Name John Harry Thomas
Mother's Name Margaret Thomas
Gender Male
Where born Abergwesyn, Breconshire, Wales
Civil parish Llansaintffraid
Ecclesiastical parish Llansantffraid
Town Llandrindod
County/Island Radnorshire
Country Wales
Registration district Builth
Sub registration district Colwyn

OBITUARY. MR RHYS LLEWELYN THOMAS. The late Mr Thomas, of Whakamarama, whose death occurred this week, was born in South Wales in 1875 and early entered the timbermilling industry, where he qualified as an accountant. He married in 1902 and came to New Zealand in 1910 on appointment to manage a sawmill in Taupiri for an English firm. He later engaged in flaxmilling and came to Tauranga in 1919 and took over the management of the Tauranga Rimu Co.’s mill at Ta'uriko. Later Mr Thomas entered business as an accountant in Tauranga, and was associated for many years with various companies in the district, the East Coast Shipping Co. and the Tauranga Electric Power Board. He was a much respected citizen and member of the Masonic Lodge. He later moved to Whakamarama, where he resided till his death. The late Mr Thomas is survived by his wife and three children: Mr Harry Thomas (Paeroa) and Mr Walter Thomas (Whangarei), both of whom are in the army,' and Miss Dorothy Thomas (Rotorua). The funeral took place on Wednesday, when the service was conducted by the Rev. O. S. O. Gibson, and by brethren of the Masonic Order. Source: Bay of Plenty Times (23 May 1942, p. 2).

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Rhys Llewelyn Thomas's Timeline

Abergwesyn, Breconshire, Wales (United Kingdom)
March 14, 1910
Ogmore Vale, Glamorgan, Wales (United Kingdom)
May 19, 1942
Age 66
Tauranga Anglican Cemetery, [Section H, Row 1, Plot 6.], Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, North Island, New Zealand
May 1942
Age 66
Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, North Island, New Zealand

Death Registration Number: (reg. 1942/20977).