100 Years Ago – 15 May 1922

15 May 1922

The death of the trade unionist William Abraham was announced. He died at the age of 79 and he had served as the Labour MP for Rhondda between 1885 and 1918, and then for Rhondda West between 1918 and 1920.

Speaking at the Genoa Conference, David Lloyd George, the Prime Minister, said that leaders should be aware that everyone had problems with public opinion, but that the conference shouldn’t break up for this reason.

There was a renewed outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease in Edinburgh.