No­vem­ber 22, 1873, Dow­lais, Wales.

May 14, 1932, Llantwit Fardre, Pon­ty­pridd, Wales.

Sa­lem Bap­tist Cha­pel, Pon­ty­pridd, Wales.

By age 12, Hughes was work­ing as a door boy in the coal mine at Llantwit Fardre, Gla­mor­gan­shire. He event­u­al­ly worked his way up to the po­si­tion of clerk at the Great West­ern Col­lier­y in Pontypridd, in Rhon­dda Val­ley.

He be­longed to the Sa­lem Bap­tist Cha­pel, where he was a dea­con and pre­cen­tor.

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