Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 133,384 pages of information and 211,458 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Leonard Wilkinson Llewelyn

From Graces Guide

Jump to: navigation, search

Sir Leonard Wilkinson Llewelyn (1874-1924), director of a number of South Wales coal companies including Cambrian Collieries and John Lysaght

Son of Llewelyn Llewelyn.


1924 Obituary

"A Well-known figure in South Wales coalowning and mining circles - Sir Leonard W. Llewelyn, K.B.E - died on Friday morning in last week at his home, Llanfrechfa Grange, near Newport. Sir Leonard, who was born in 1874, and was, therefore, in his fifty-first years was the son of late Mr Llewelyn Llewelyn, of Newport, who at one time was general manager of the Powell Duffryn Co. He was educated at the Monmouth Grammar School and at Cheltenham, after which he studied at Heidelberg. He served his apprenticeship to engineering at the Abersychan and Newport Abercarn Collieries, and after travelling abroad a good deal, became manager at the early age of twenty-four, of the Cambrian pits at Clydach Vale, and later was manager of the Ocean Coal Company's Collieries..." Read more.


See Also

Loading...

Sources of Information