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Lewis, Teddy

Mr. Tom Edward (Teddy) Lewis, was the youngest of five children born to Mr. Tom Lewis, who was a boot and shoe manufacturer and owned a shop in Taff Street, Pontypridd.

He grew up to be the ‘Mr. Sportsman’ of the town of Pontypridd and was influential in the Pontypridd Rugby Club, either as an advisor or an officer, and was president of the club in seasons 1911-12, 12-13, 13-14, and patron 1919-20 & 20-21. Teddy was also Vice-president of the Welsh Rugby Union for ten years. He held the position of secretary of the Glamorgan Rugby League for twenty years, and was president of the Pontypridd Cricket Club.

Teddy Lewis: Official & President 1911-1921