BACON family, iron-masters and colliery proprietors .
BADDY, THOMAS (d.1729), Independent minister and author .
BAILEY family, of Nant-y-glo, Aberaman, etc.
BAILEY family, of Glanusk Park, Brecknock, etc.
BAKER, DAVID ( Ven. Augustine Baker ;1575 -1641), Benedictine scholar and mystic .
BAKER, ELIZABETH ( c. 1720 -1789), diarist .
BALLINGER,Sir JOHN (1860 -1933), first librarian of the National Library of Wales .
BANCROFT, WILLIAM JOHN (1871 -1959), rugby player and cricketer .
BANKES,Sir JOHN ELDON (1854 -1946), judge .
BARHAM family, ofTrecŵn, Pembs.
BARHAM (formerly NOEL , née MIDDLETON ), DIANA (1763 -1823),peeress [in her own right, 1813], benefactress of the evangelical movement .
BARKER family, of Pontypool, etc., artists .
BARKER, THOMAS WILLIAM (1861 -1912), registrar of the diocese of S. Davids .
BARLOW, WILLIAM (1499? -1568), Bishop .
BARNES, EDWARD ( fl. c. 1760-1795 ), poet and translator of religious books .
BARNES, WALLEY (1920 -1975), association footballer .
BARNWELL, EDWARD LOWRY (1813 -1887), antiquary and schoolmaster .
BARRETT, WILLIAM LEWIS (1847 -1927), flautist .
BARRINGTON, DAINES (1727 -1800),lawyer, antiquary, and naturalist .
BARSTOW,Sir GEORGE LEWIS , (1874 -1966),civil servant, president of University College Swansea .
BASSETT, CHRISTOPHER (1753 -1784), Methodist cleric .
BASSETT, RICHARD (1777 -1852), Methodist cleric .
BATTRICK, GERALD (1947 -1998), tennis player .
BAUGH, ROBERT (1748? -1832),engraver, map-maker, and musician .
BAXTER, GEORGE ROBERT WYTHEN (1815 -1854), author .
BAXTER, WILLIAM (1650 -1723), antiquary .
BAYLY, LEWIS (d.1631), bishop and devotional writer .
BEADLES, ELISHA (1670 -1734), Quaker and writer .
BEALE, ANNE (1816 -1900), writer .
BEAUMONT, JAMES (d.1750), early C.M. exhorter .
BEAUMONT,Lieutenant-Colonel the Hon. RALPH EDWARD BLACKETT (1901 -1977), Member of Parliament and public figure .
BEBB, LLEWELLYN JOHN MONTFORD (1862 -1915), cleric .
BEBB, WILLIAM AMBROSE (1894 -1955),historian, prose writer and politician .
BECK (or BEK ), THOMAS (d.1293), bishop of S. Davids .
BEDLOE, WILLIAM (1650 -1680), adventurer and Popish Plot informer .
BEDO AEDDREN ( fl. c. 1500 ), bard .
BEDO BRWYNLLYS ( c. 1460 ), a Brecknock poet .
BEDO HAFESP ( fl. 1568-1585), poet of Montgomeryshire .
BEDO PHYLIP BACH ( fl. 1480), poet of Brecknock .
BEFIS, ( Syr BEFIS LLÊN )(n.d.), poet .
BELCHER, JOHN ( fl. 1721-1763), Methodist exhorter .
BELL, ERNEST DAVID (1915 -1959), artist and poet .
BELLEROCHE, ALBERT de (1864 -1944), painter and lithographer .
BELL,Sir HAROLD IDRIS (1879 -1967), scholar and translator .
BELL, RICHARD (1859 -1930), M.P. and trade union leader .
BELL, RONALD MCMILLAN (1914 -1982), Conservative politician .
BENNETT, NICHOLAS (1823 -1899), musician and historian .
BENNETT, RICHARD (1860 -1937), Calvinistic Methodist historian .
BERE, CLIFFORD IFAN ( CLIFF ) (1915 1997), Welsh nationalist and republican .
BERGAM, Y ( 14 c. ),poet, vaticinator .
BERNARD (d.1148), bishop of S. Davids .
BERRY, ROBERT GRIFFITH (1869 -1945), minister (Congl.) and writer .
BERTIL,PRINCESS LILIAN, DUCHESS OF HALLAND (1915 -2013 ) .
BERWYN, RICHARD JONES (1836 -1917), colonist and man of letters .
BEUNO (d.642?), patron saint .
BEVAN, ANEURIN (1897 -1960), politician and one of the founders of the Welfare State .
BEVAN, EVAN (1803 -1866), poet .
BEVAN, HOPKIN (1765 -1839), Calvinistic Methodist minister .
BEVAN, LLEWELYN DAVID (1842 -1918), Independent minister .
BEVAN, LLYWELYN (1661 -1723), Independent minister .
BEVAN, SILVANUS (1691 -1765), Quaker physician .
BEVAN, THOMAS (1796? -1819), missionary in the service of the London Missionary Society .
BEVAN, WILLIAM LATHAM (1821 -1908), archdeacon .
BEYNON, ROBERT (1881 -1953),minister (Presb.), poet and essayist .
BEYNON, THOMAS (d.1729), minister .
BEYNON, THOMAS (1744 -1833), archdeacon of Cardigan and patron of eisteddfodau and Welsh literature .
BEYNON, TOM (1886 -1961),minister (Presb.), historian and author .
BEYNON, WILLIAM (1884? -1932), former British bantam-weight champion .
BEYNON,Sir WILLIAM JOHN GRANVILLE (1914 -1996), Professor of Physics involved in an international study of the ionosphere .
BIDWELL, MORRIS ,Puritan preacher, under the Commonwealth .
BIGGS, NORMAN (1870 -1908), Wales and Cardiff Rugby wing threequarter .
BIRCH, EVELYN NIGEL CHETWODE, ( Baron Rhyl of Holywell ) (1906 -1981), Conservative politician .
BIRCHINSHAW ( BYRCHINSHA , BYCHEINSHA ), WILLIAM ( fl. 1584-1617), poet .
BIRCH, JAMES (d.1795?), watchmaker and sectary .
BIRD, JOHN (1768 -1829), landscape painter .
BLACKWELL, HENRY (1851 -1928),bookbinder and bookseller, bibliographer and biographer .
BLAYNEY family, ofGregynog, Mont.
BLAYNEY, THOMAS (1785-?), harpist .
BLEDDYN ap CYNFYN (d.1075), prince .
BLEDDYN DDU ( c. 1200 ), poet .
BLEDDYN FARDD ( fl. 1268-1283), one of the bards of the independent Welsh princes .
BLEDRI (d.1022), bishop of Llandaff .
BLEDRI ap CYDIFOR (fl.1116-30), chieftain .
BLEGYWRYD ( fl. c. 945 ), an authority on the ancient laws of Wales .
BLETHIN, WILLIAM , bishop of Llandaff from1575 to 1590 .
BLIGH, STANLEY PRICE MORGAN (1870 -1949), landowner and author .
BLOOM, MILBOURN (d.1766), Independent minister .
BODWRDA ( BODURDA )family, ofBodwrda, Caerns.
BOLD, HUGH (1731 -1809), lawyer , of Brecon .
BONAPARTE,Prince LOUIS-LUCIEN (1813 -1891 ).
BOOTS, JOHN GEORGE (1874 -1928), Wales and Newport Rugby forward .
BOSSE-GRIFFITHS, KATE (1910 -1998), Egyptologist and author .
BOWDEN, HERBERT WILLIAM, BARON AYLESTONE (1905 -1994), politician .
BOWEN family,Llwyn-gwair, Pembs.
BOWEN, BEN (1878 -1903), student and poet .
BOWEN, D.E. ( fl. 1840-80),editor, author and Baptist minister in U.S.A.
BOWEN, DAVID (1774 -1853), Felinfoel, minister .
BOWEN, DAVID GLYN (1933 -2000), minister and multifaith theologian .
BOWEN, EDWARD GEORGE (1911 -1991), developer of radar and an early radio astronomer .
BOWEN, EMRYS GEORGE (1900 -1983), geographer .
BOWEN, EVAN RODERIC (1913 -2001), Liberal politician and lawyer .
BOWEN, IVOR (1862 -1934),K.C., county court judge .
BOWEN, JOHN (1815 -1859), bishop of Sierra Leone .
BOWEN, SAMUEL (1799 -1887), Macclesfield, Independent minister and teacher .
BOWEN, THOMAS (1756 -1827), Independent minister .
BOWND, WILLIAM ( fl. 1658), Arminian Baptist .
BOWYER, GWILYM (1906 -1965), minister (Congl.) and college principal .
BOX, DONALD STEWART (1917 1993), Conservative politician .
BOYDELL, JOSIAH (1752 -1817), painter and illustrator .
BRACE, DAVID ONLLWYN (1848 -1891), Independent minister .
BRACE, WILLIAM (1865 -1947), miners' leader and M.P.
BRADFORD, JOHN (1706 -1785),weaver, fuller, and dyer .
BRANGWYN,Sir FRANK FRANCOIS GUILLAUME (1867 -1956), painter .
BRAOSE ( BREOS , BRAUSE , BRIOUSE , BREWES , etc.) family.
BRAZELL, DAVID (1875 -1959), singer .
BREESE, EDWARD (1835 -1881), antiquary .
BREESE, JOHN (1789 -1842), Independent minister .
BREEZE (or BREES ), EVAN (1798 -1855), poet .
BREEZE, SAMUEL (1772 -1812), Baptist minister .
BRERETON, JANE (1685 -1740), poetess .
BRERETON, OWEN SALUSBURY (1715 -1798), antiquary .
BREWER, JEHOIADA (1752? -1817), Independent minister and hymn-writer .
BRIDGEMAN, GEORGE THOMAS ORLANDO (1823 -1895),cleric, antiquary and genealogist .
BRIGSTOCKE, THOMAS (1809 -1881), portrait painter .
BRIOC ( BRIOG ), saint ( fl. 6th cent. )
BRISCOE, THOMAS (1813 -1895), cleric and scholar .
BROCHWEL YSGYTHROG , more correctly ‘Ysgithrog,’ i.e. ‘of the tusks’ ( fl. 550), prince .
BROMLEY, HUMPHREY ( fl. 1796-1826), Unitarian preacher .
BROMWICH, RACHEL SHELDON (1915 -2010), scholar .
BROOKE,Dame BARBARA MURIEL, Baroness Brooke of Ystradfellte (1908 -2000), politician .
BROSTER family, printers , Chester and Bangor .
BROUGHTON family ofMarchwiel, Denbs.
BROWN, JAMES CONWAY (1838 -1908), musician .
BROWN, MIA ARNESBY (1867 -1931), artist .
BRUCE, CHARLES GRANVILLE (1866 -1939), mountaineer and soldier .
BRUCE, HENRY AUSTIN (1815 -1895), 1st baron Aberdare .
BRUCE, MORYS GEORGE LYNDHURST, 4th Baron Aberdare (1919 -2005), politician and sportsman .
BRUCE, WILLIAM NAPIER (1858 -1936 ).
BRUNT,Sir DAVID (1886 -1965), meteorologist and vice-president of the Royal Society .
BRWMFFILD ( BROMFIELD ), MATTHEW ( fl. 1520-60), poet .
BRYAN, JOHN (1776 -1856), Wesleyan Methodist minister .
BRYAN, ROBERT (1858 -1920), poet and composer .
BRYANT, TOM (1882 -1946), harpist .
BRYCHAN , saint ( fl. mid 5th cent. )
BRYDGES,Sir HARFORD JONES (1764 -1847), diplomatist and author .
BRYNACH , saint ( fl. late 5th cent. — early 6th cent. )
BRYN-JONES, DELME (1934 -2001), opera singer .
BULKELEY family, Anglesey, etc.
BULKELEY, HUGH ( fl. 17th cent.), bard .
BULKELEY-OWEN, FANNY MARY KATHERINE (1845 -1927), author .
BULKELEY, RICHARD ( fl. late 16th — early 17th cent.), bard .
BULKELEY, WILLIAM (1691 -1760), squire and diarist .
BULMER, JOHN (1784 -1857), Independent minister .
BULMER-THOMAS, IVOR (1905 1993),Labour, later Conservative, politician and writer .
BURGESS, THOMAS (1756 -1837), bishop .
BURTON, RICHARD ( JENKINS ) (1925 -1984), stage and film actor .
BUSH, PERCY FRANK , (1879 -1955), rugby player .
BUTTON,Sir THOMAS (d.April 1634), admiral and explorer .
BWTTING, RHYS (15th cent.), harpist .