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Eddie Thomas'


The Gymnasium, High Street, Penydarren.

by Don James


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Back Row L-R:Eddie Thomas, Bill Long, John Gamble, Johnny Norman, Tom Grant, Danny Reardon, Hugh Thomas, Bill Bowen.

Front Row L-R:-  Gerald Jones, Don James, Chris Collins, Kevin Flynn.




 L-R:- Eddie Thomas, Hugh Thomas, Bill Long, Danny Reardon,  Bill Bowen, Tom Grant,

(Photograph courtesy of Janice Clayton (nee Bowen). Bill Bowen's daughter.)


Eddie Thomas' Sweatshop

Back Row L-R :- ?, Howard Winstone, ?, Eddie Thomas.

Front Row L-R :- Malcom Price, ?, Don James, Johnny Gamble.

(Photograph courtesy of Janice Clayton nee Bowen)



Eddie Thomas and his two National Coal Board Champions, Flyweight Don James and Welterweight Johnny Gamble.

Back Row L-R:- Trainer Fred Taylor. Two National Coal Board officials, Trainer Billy Thomas

Front Row L-R:  Don James, Eddie Thomas, Johnny Gamble.


Johnny Gamble showing off his cup with Eddie Thomas and his brothers, at their level

(Photograph courtesy of Janice Clayton nee Bowen)


Johnny Gamble

(Photograph courtesy of Janice Clayton nee Bowen)



Hughie Thomas (Eddie Thomas' Brother)

(Photograph courtesy of Janice Clayton nee Bowen)