Thomas Brain

Thomas Brain (1871-1952) was born in Drybrook. He married Mary Shapcott in 1900 and had eight children. He started work as a miner and worked his way up to be a hewer and finally by 1911 was appointed as a checkweighman at Foxes Bridge colliery. He was on the political committee of the FDMA Executive and served as a Labour councillor on East Dean Parish Council.

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