Daniel Lleufer Thomas

Sir Daniel Lleufer Thomas (29 August 1863 – 8 August 1940) was a Welsh magistrate, social reformer, and writer.

Daniel Lleufer Thomas, 1896 photograph

Thomas was born on 29 August 1863 at Llethr Enoch, Cwm-du, Talley, the third child of William and Esther Thomas, at Llethr Enoch, Cwm-du, in the parish of Llandeilo-fawr.

In 1890 he was nominated to be Liberal candidate for the vacancy in East Carmarthenshire following the death of David Pugh but he withdrew before the selection conference.[1]

In 1891 he began contributing to the Dictionary of National Biography.

He was knighted in February 1931.[2] His portrait was painted by Margaret Lindsay Williams in 1938 and currently resides in the National Museum Wales.[3]


  1. ^ "The Vacancy for East Carmarthenshire". Carmarthen Journal. 18 July 1890. p. 6. Retrieved 8 December 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "No. 33693". The London Gazette. 27 February 1931. p. 1353.
  3. ^ "Sir Daniel Lleufer Thomas (1863–1940)". Retrieved 6 October 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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