Thomas Richards

Mr Thomas Richards

Rush ID: 8259

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1859
Died:
7 November 1931
Birth place:
Beaufort, Monmouthshire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Congregationalist
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Miner
Election occupation:
Trade Union official
Parentage:
Thomas Richards and his wife Mary
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
8259
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7793509
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. RICHARDS, Thomas (1859-1931)

Constituencies

  1. Ebbw Vale

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1920*
    Date of exit: 14 July 1920
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: MFGB
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Monmouthshire Western

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1910¹
    Date of election: 15 January 1910
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: SWMF
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  3. Monmouthshire Western

    Party: Lib.-Lab.
    Year of election: 1904*
    Date of election: 3 November 1904
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1910¹
    Date of exit: 15 January 1910
    Party: Lib.-Lab.
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: SWMF
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Schools

  1. Beaufort British School, Monmouthshire

Marriages

  1. Thomas, Elizabeth

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

    1910-

  2. Liberal-Labour member

    -1910

Local governments

  1. Monmouthshire County Council

    member

    1904-

    Alderman; Chairman 1924-1931

  2. Ebbw Vale Borough Council

    member

    1895-

Trade unions

  1. South Wales Miners Federation officer

    General Secretary 1887-

  2. Miners Federation of Great Britain officer

    Executive Committee