D.J. Williams

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

General Strike bulletins issued by the Scottish Trade Union Congress and the Dunfermline Trades and Labour Council 1926; Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen collieries price list 1929; Pontardawe Rural District Council Yearbook 1939; personal ephemera including pocket diary, list of rose trees and correspondence concerning D.J. Williams' retirement 1959-1964.

Administrative / Biographical History

David James Williams was born in 1897 and was the son of a miner. He was educated at Elementary School and Central Labour College, London. He was a coal miner and a checkweigher and later was a member of the Executive Council of the South Wales Miners' Federation (SWMF) and of the Pontardawe Rural District Council 1931-1945. D.J. Williams was Labour Member of Parliament for the Neath division of Glamorganshire from 1945 until his retirement in 1964. He died in 1972.

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Related Material

This is a second deposit. See GB 217 SWCC : MNA/PP/127. A third deposit can be found at GB 217 SWCC : MNC/PP/30.