The History of the Lewis name you reveals many variations, each one as different as the other. The following histories are offered; there may be many more. Of course you cannot claim full accuracy for any of these variations but by the same token each one of these variations may contain some element of truth

The drawing on the right was taken from the excellent book "Costumes of Everyday Life" - An Illustrated History of Working Clothes 900 - 1910 by Margot Lister. Obviously there was no photographs of the family at that time and so the illustration is that of a Welsh Farm-Worker circa 1770's which many of the Male Lewis's incidentally were.

Her description of the clothes worn is as follows

The above drawing is that of a Welsh country woman circa 1770's

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