Lord Pontypridd

Alfred Thomas, 1st Lord Pontypridd (1840-1927)

William Goscombe John



74.0 cm

National Museum Cardiff [Amgueddfa Genedlaethol Caerdydd]

Acquired: 1923; Gift of Lord Pontypridd

Accession Number: NMW A 382

Born in Cardiff as the son of a building contractor, Thomas combined working in his father's business with a very active public life: elected to Cardiff borough council in 1875, he became mayor in 1881-2. [Commentary continues below.]

Photograph (by kind permission of the museum), caption, and formatting by Jacqueline Banerjee.

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