William Butt

William Butt (1879 – 1955) was born in Cinderford, the son of a miner. He married Rose Newman in 1903 and had three children. In 1911, he was working as a hewer and in 1921, he was working as a timber man at Lightmoor colliery. He was an Executive member for Lightmoor during the 1926 lockout. He was arrested and fined for intimidation of blacklegs during the 1926 Lockout.

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