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PRICHARD, THOMAS (1764 - 1843), author

Name: Thomas Prichard
Date of birth: 1764
Date of death: 1843
Child: James Cowles Prichard
Gender: Male
Occupation: author
Area of activity: Literature and Writing
Author: Hywel David Emanuel

a native of Monmouthshire, born in 1764, he lived for a considerable period of his life at Ross, Herefordshire, where, too, he died. He was an elder in the Society of Friends, and in 1813 he published Remarks suggested by the perusal of a Portraiture of Primitive Quakerism by William Penn. He is said to have been ' eminent in goodness and in greatness,' and to have been more conversant with the history of the early Quakers than any other Quaker of his time. He died, aged 78 years, on 21 August 1843.


Published date: 1959

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PRICHARD, THOMAS (1764 - 1843).

He had a son, JAMES COWLES PRICHARD (1786 - 1848), physician, philologist and anthropologist; see D. Lleufer Thomas in D.N.B., and G. Penrhyn Jones in Y Genhinen, summer 1963.

    Published date: 1997

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