She was born at Talsarnau in Merionethshire, the daughter of a miller, and had a basic school education. In 1876 she married John Hughes Jones, a doctor; they later dropped the "Jones". They lived in London and later in Treherbert. Wikipedia*
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Ann Hughes has one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1988 Forum.