Sam Mainwaring

Sam Mainwaring and the Autonomist Tradition

Next year (1987) marks the centenary of the first, August 1887, Socialist propaganda tour of Pontypridd, the Rhondda Fach, Aberdare and Merthyr by Samuel Mainwaring, a London based engineer.

Mainwaring, Sam, 1841-1907

Sam Mainwaring, centre, with the white beard, Ted Leggatt to his right

A biography of Welsh engineer and anarchist orator Sam Mainwaring, who was among the first active anarchists in the UK.