Fonds GB 0210 JEFTHO - Jeffrey Thomas Papers

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Jeffrey Thomas Papers


  • 1936-1987 (Creation)

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0.744 cubic metres (26 boxes)

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Jeffrey Thomas (1933-1989) QC, was MP for Abertillery, 1970-1983 (Labour 1970-1981 and SDP 1981-1983), and Recorder of the Crown Court from 1975. He became PPS to the Secretary of State for Wales, 1977-1979, and opposition spokesman on legal affairs, 1979-1981.

Jeffrey Thomas was born on 12 November 1933, the son of John James Thomas and Phyllis Thomas (nee Hile). In 1960 he married Margaret Jenkins, and married his second wife, Valerie Ellerington in 1987. He was educated at Abertillery Grammar School and King's College, London, and was called to the Bar at Gray's Inn in 1957.

Jeffrey Thomas unsuccessfully contested Barry in 1966 as a Labour candidate, and Cardiff West in 1983 as a candidate for the SDP. He was SDP spokesman on legal affairs, 1981-1983, before rejoining the Labour Party in 1986.

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The first group was donated by his widow, Mrs Valerie Thomas, Whitebrook, near Monmouth in May 1990, and the second group by his first wife, Mrs Margaret Thomas, London, April-June 2000.; A1990/70, A2000/27

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The fonds comprises two accruals. The first consisting of papers, 1936-1987, including local affairs, 1973-82, Welsh affairs, 1972-83, domestic politics, 1978-82, legal matters, 1978-80, foreign affairs, 1978-81, Social Democratic Party, 1981-5, and Labour Party, 1986-7. The second accrual, described here, consisting of scrapbooks, 1970-1976, relating to Jeffrey and Margaret Thomas' work in the Abertillery constituency; scrapbooks relating to Jeffrey Thomas' general election campaigns in Barry and Abertillery, 1966-1979; and other political and personal papers.

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The second accrual was arranged at NLW into three series: constituency duties at Abertillery, 1970-1976, general election campaigns, 1966-1979, and other political and personal papers, 1942-1982.

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Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

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The second group, described here, is available in hard copy at NLW. Finding aid for the first group is available in hard copy in NLW Minor Lists and Summaries, 1991, pp. 79-81.

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Printed material, mainly relating to the Labour Party, 1949-1976, is in NLW, Department of Printed Books, and nineteen photographs in the Department of Pictures and Maps, Photo book 3307 (accession no. 0200105371).

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This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.


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January 2002


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Compiled by Nia Mai Williams.

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The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Who's Who 1897-1996 (CD-ROM).

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