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He remained in active control of his family business , Thomas Williams and Sons (Llangennech), Ltd. , until the mid-1940s and became a director of some large industrial and commercial concerns such as Powell Duffryn , Rhymney Iron and Coal , Welsh Associated Collieries , Great Western Railway and Lloyd's Bank . He was also a vice-president of the Federation of British Industries and served on a number of official or technical organisations connected with the coal industry .
He m. in 1903 Charlotte Mary , daughter of David Lackie , J.P. of Montrose . There were no children. In 1922-23 he was High Sheriff of Carmarthenshire and subsequently he was Deputy Lieutenant and a J.P. for the county. He was created a baronet in 1935 and d. 3 Feb. 1959 .
Graeme Holmes, Llandaf
Published date: 2001