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Enoch Morrell

Merthyr Tydfil Mayor: 1905-1906


Mayor Enoch Morrell C.B.E.




Enoch Morrell (c.1860-1934) 

Born Troedyrhiw  

He left school aged 10 "to work underground at the Saron Level of the Hill's Plymouth Collieries Co". 

When aged 20 he became a checkweigher at Merthyr Vale collieries. He was doing this job when he became mayor. 

Member of Merthyr District Council, chairman of the Health and Lighting committees. 

Overseer of the parish. 

Represented the Taff and Cynon District on the Conciliation Board. 

Mayor of Merthyr Tydfil 1905-1906, when aged 45 

Labour representative 

Agent for the Taff and Cynon miners, 1908- 

Freedom of Merthyr Tydfil, 25 Jan 1930 

President, South Wales' Miners' Federation. 

South Wales Provident Society, board member 

Address: 3, Brynhyfryd, Troedyrhiw. Glam. 

There is an Enoch Morrell Close in Troedyrhiw.


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