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Williams, Robertlocked

(1881–1936)
  • G. A. Phillips

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Williams, Robert (1881–1936), trade unionist, was born in Swansea, the son of a dock worker, William Williams. He received no more than an elementary education and began work as a coal trimmer, probably following his father into this physically demanding though relatively well-paid form of port labour. Active in the ...

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