From Ship's Cook to Baronet : Sir William Reardon Smith's Life in Shipping, 1856-1935 Paperback / softback
Sir William Reardon Smith (1856-1935) was one of the foremost figures in south Wales in the early twentieth century.
His was a classic story of 'rags to riches' - starting life as a deck-hand and ship's cook, he made a fortune in the shipping industry at the zenith of the Welsh coal trade.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 192 pages, No
- Publisher: University of Wales Press
- Publication Date: 30/09/2011
- Category: British & Irish history
- ISBN: 9780708324233