Ambrose Adams

Ambrose Adams (1859 – 1930) was born in Ruspidge, the son of a coal miner. He started work as a coal miner after leaving school and became involved in the FDMA. He married Annie Wood in 1885 and had five children. In about 1897, he was elected checkweighman at Crump Meadow colliery, a role he held until he retired in 1926. In the 1920s, he was on the finance committee of the FDMA Executive. He was also Treasurer the of Cinderford Co-operative Society, on the committee of the Forest of Dean School Managers and a magistrate.


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