Various records, relating to Benjamin Jones of Glynneath, the Abernant Dinas Silica Brick and Cement Company, and Neath Grammar School for Boys

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Parliamentary representation; records relating to Benjamin Jones of Glynneath and the Abernant Dinas Silica Brick and Cement Company; records relating to Neath Grammar School for Boys; other records

Administrative / Biographical History

Benjamin Jones was born in Neath, of Carmarthenshire stock, and brought up in Tonna. He worked for the Neath Canal Navigation Company for 53 years, owned a boot and shoe shop in Glynneath, and assisted the secretary of the Abernant Dinas Silica Brick and Cement Company (making entries in the Company’s letter book). He was a councillor and clerk to Neath Higher Parish Council. in 1900 he married Mary Elizabeth Thorburn. He died in 1951, aged 74

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