Written by Malcolm
Tuesday, 30 November 2010 17:05
Born 15 April at 2 Pendoylan Street, Newtown, Cardiff, Tommy was the second youngest of ten children. The family being made up of father, Patrick (a dock worker) , mother, Mary Ann (nee Driscoll), six boys ands four girls. Tommy married Elizabeth Collins of 9 Tyndall Street, Newtown, Cardiff on 14 January 1939 at St Paul's Church in Tyndall Street. Canon Grieshaber officiated. Tom and Lily had three Children, Thomas, Frances and Joseph Patrick.
Tom died 18 months after Lily on 13 August 1991 (aged 77years). In his youth Tommy was a noted amateur boxer and at one time held the title Welsh ABA Champion Western Counties, and Southern Counties Lightweight champion. His working life was spent in the building industry as a plasterer.