William Abraham, politician with a connection to Wales (Cwm)
William AbrahamBegan work in the mines at the age of ten. In the mid 1860's he travelled to Chile to work in the copper mines. On his return he worked briefly in the tinplate industry before resuming work in the coal mining industry. Became MP. For the Rhondda in 1885. In 1899 he was elected as first president of the South Wales Miners' Federation.
Connection: Born in Cwmavon, in 1842.
Known as Mabon, a bardic name, throughout his career.
I remember my grandfather telling me William Abraham was his great uncle. Can anyone give me any details on his family tree, particularly his siblings?
I am trying to find out more about William Abraham, my great grandmother (also an Abraham) was his direct descendant.
I have a good deal of detail of William Abraham's family tree. Send me a message if you want info.
Ebenezer Abraham's uncle was William Abraham. I would like some family information on Henery Abraham born 8th June 1827. The brother to William Abraham. His father was Thomas Abraham.
Does anyone know whether a Miss Abraham who was closely related to Mabon married a Mr Lewis I had up until recently believed she was his sister but have been informed that he had no sisters. I know that he was the youngest of four brothers though any help would be very much appreciated.
Im looking for info on Mabon can anyone give me info on him he is my great great grandad.
William Abraham's brother David was my great great granfather and I have quite a bit of information on the family.