SS7689 : Birthplace of George Thomas, Port Talbot

taken 2 months ago, near to Port Talbot, Neath Port Talbot/Castell-Nedd Port Talbot, Great Britain

Birthplace of George Thomas, Port Talbot
Birthplace of George Thomas, Port Talbot
This photo shows the house at 36 Tydraw Street where George Thomas, later Viscount Tonypandy, was born on Friday 29th January 1909 and became a teacher, Labour politician, Welsh Office Secretary of State, then Speaker of the House of Commons from 1976 to 1983. He then moved to the House of Lords as Viscount Tonypandy until his passing in Cardiff on Monday 22nd September 1997 aged 88. Besides being a teacher and politician, he was also a Methodist local preacher and was elected as Vice-President of the Methodist Conference 1960-61. His details are mentioned in the Dictionary of Welsh Biography, LinkExternal link refers.
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Date Taken
Friday, 8 September, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 2 October, 2017
Geographical Context
City, Town centre 
Place (from Tags)
Port Talbot 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 7681 8984 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:35.6338N 3:46.7887W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SS 7683 8985
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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