An all-round sportsman , he represented his hospital at rugby , tennis , cricket , and hockey , but it was as a centre three-quarter rugby player that he was best known. A Cambridge ‘Blue ’, he played rugby for Llanelli , London Welsh , United Hospitals , Middlesex , and the Barbarians . He was selected to play for Wales on a number of occasions. He was also a member of the British touring team which toured New Zealand and Australia in 1930 .
Like his father Dr. Jones-Davies played a prominent part in public life . He served as High Sheriff of Carmarthenshire in 1952-53 , and was also a Deputy-Lieutenant and a Justice of the Peace for the county. For a number of years he was president of the Carmarthen Divisional Liberal Association and of the county branch of the British Legion .
In 1938 Dr Jones-Davies married Nesta , only daughter of Dr. & Mrs. Hector Jones , Maesteg , and there was one son of the marriage. T.E. Jones-Davies died 25 August 1960 .
Megan Ellis, (1906-2001), Aberystwyth
Published date: 2001