100 years and then…

In 1794 John Williams of Llangua took his first breathe. And in 1894 he shuffled off this mortal coil. Yet in 2010, 216 years since he was born He was noticed once more. What sort of life did he lead that the survived all manner of  disease, accidents and the inevitable risks of 19th Century rural life. on the borders of Wales.

As yet I have no idea, but it gives one pause for thought.

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One Response to 100 years and then…

  1. deirdrefield says:

    To live for a hundred years is an awesome thing; to live for a hundred years back then, was something perhaps even more amazing, when you consider how many died from unfortunate occurences that can now be cured with such ease. Wonderful tombstone.

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