Dictionary of Welsh Biography


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DAFYDD (DAVID) ap GRUFFYDD (d.1283), prince of Gwynedd ;

DAFYDD ab EDMWND ( fl. 1450-1490), gentleman and bardic master ;

DAFYDD ab IFAN ab EINION ( fl. 1440-1468 ).

DAFYDD ab OWAIN GWYNEDD (d.1203 )

DAFYDD ALAW ( fl. 1550), an Anglesey poet ,

DAFYDD ap BLEDDYN (d.1346), bishop of S. Asaph ,

DAFYDD ap DAFYDD LLWYD (b.1549), poet and member of the landed family

DAFYDD ap GRUFFYDD , of Drewyn ( c. 1600 ), author of didactic verses

DAFYDD ap GWILYM ( fl. 1340-1370), poet .

DAFYDD ap HARRI WYN ( fl .1568), poet ,

DAFYDD ap HUW'R GOF ( fl. 1610-1657), poet ,

DAFYDD ap HWLCYN ap MADOG , poet (17th cent. ).

DAFYDD ap HYWEL ap IEUAN FYCHAN ( fl. ? 1480-1510), poet .

DAFYDD ap HYWEL GRYTHOR , a player on the crwth

DAFYDD ap IEUAN (IFAN) ab OWEN ( fl. 1560, according to N.L.W. MS. 606), poet .

DAFYDD ap IEUAN ap IORWERTH (d.1503), bishop of S. Asaph ,

DAFYDD ap IEUAN LLWYD ( fl. 1500), a Montgomeryshire poet ,

DAFYDD ap LLYWELYN (d.1246), prince ,

DAFYDD ap LLYWELYN ap MADOG ( fl. 16th cent.), poet .

DAFYDD ap MAREDUDD ab EDNYFED ( fl. c. 1460 ), a poet about whose life nothing is to be found.

DAFYDD ap MAREDUDD ap TUDUR ( fl. 1460), ofTregynon, Mont., one of the less prolific poets of the second half of the 15th cent.

DAFYDD ap MAREDUDD GLAIS ( fl. 1429-1468),cleric, murderer, civic official, and translator of a chronicle of the kings of England into Welsh .

DAFYDD ap PHYLIP ap RHYS ‘Syr ’ ( fl. c. 1500-1540 ), a poet (probably in holy orders)

DAFYDD ap RHYS O FENAI (or O'R FENNI) ( fl. c. 1550 ), a poet

DAFYDD ap SIANCYN (SIENCYN) ap DAFYDD ap y CRACH ( fl. mid 15th cent.), Lancastrian partisan and poet ,

DAFYDD BAENTIWR ( fl. c. 1500-1530? ), a poet

DAFYDD BENFRAS ( fl. 1230-1260), poet .

DAFYDD BENWYN (second half of the 16th cent.), one of the bards of Glamorgan .

DAFYDD COWPER (GOWPER) ( fl. c. 1500 ), poet , of Wrexham .

DAFYDD DARON ( fl. 1400), dean of Bangor ,

DAFYDD DDU ATHRO HIRADDUG (before 1400), a poet ,

DAFYDD, EDWARD ( c. 1600 -1678?), bard , ofMargam, Glam.

DAFYDD EMLYN (or DAFYDD WILLIAM PRYS ) ( fl. 1603-1622), poet and cleric

DAFYDD EPYNT ( fl. c. 1460 ), a poet ,

DAFYDD FYNGLWYD (or DAFYDD ap SIANCYN FYNGLWYD ) ( fl. c. 1500-1550 ), poet ,

DAFYDD GAM (d.1415), Welsh warrior ,

DAFYDD GLYN DYFRDWY ( fl. c. 1575 ), bard ;

DAFYDD GOCH BRYDYDD o FUALLT , a poet , evidently from the Builthdistrict, and living towards theend of the 16th cent.

DAFYDD GORLECH (1410? -1490?), a writer of cywyddau brud (vaticinations) ;

DAFYDD, JOHN and MORGAN ( fl. 1747), hymn-writers ;

DAFYDD LLWYD of HENBLAS or DAFYDD LLWYD ap SION (d.1619), poet and scholar ,

DAFYDD LLWYD ap DAFYDD ab EINION ap HYWEL , ofNewtown, Mont. (d.before 1469), a prominent figure in Cydewain and a generous patron of the 15th cent. bards

DAFYDD LLWYD ap HUW , a poet living at thebeginning of the 17th cent.

DAFYDD LLWYD ap LLYWELYN ap GRUFFUDD , of Mathafarn ( c. 1420 - c. 1500 ), poet .

DAFYDD LLWYD MATHAU, MATHE, or MATHEW ( fl. 1601-1629), poet and strolling minstrel .

DAFYDD LLWYD SYBYLLTIR ( fl. c. 1610 ), poet ;

DAFYDD LLYFNI ( fl. end of 16th cent.), poet , of Caernarvonshire .

DAFYDD (or DAVIES ), MAURICE ( fl. 1789), hymn-writer ;

DAFYDD MEIFOD ( fl. c. 1600 ), poet ;

DAFYDD, MEURIG (1510? -1595),professional bard, staunch Papist, and one of the most important literary characters in Glamorgan in thesecond half of the 16th cent. ;

DAFYDD NANCONWY ( fl. 17th cent.), writer of cywyddau .

Dafydd Nanmor , a15th cent. poet of note.

DAFYDD OFFEIRIAD, ‘Syr ’ ( fl. 15th cent.),cleric, and writer of vaticinatory poetry .

DAFYDD, OWEN (1751 -1814?), rustic poet and ballad-writer .

DAFYDD PENNANT (late 16th cent.), bard .

DAFYDD, PHILIP (1732 -1814 according to Meth. Cym. , ii, 458 et sqq. ). Methodist exhorter

DAFYDD, RICHARD WILLIAM ( fl. 1740-1752), Methodist exhorter ;

DAFYDD, ROBERT (1747 -1834), Calvinistic Methodist preacher; a weaver ,

DAFYDD (or DAVID ), THOMAS ( fl .1765-1792), elegist and hymnist ;

DAFYDD TREFOR, ‘Syr,’ alias David ap Hoell ap Ieuan ap Iorwerth (d.1528?), cleric and bard ;

DAFYDD WILIAM PYRS (or PRYS) ( fl. c. 1660 ), poet ;

DAFYDD, WILLIAM ( fl. c. 1597 ), poet .

DAFYDD Y COED ( fl. 1380 ). One of the later poets of the older tradition.

DAGGAR, GEORGE (1879 -1950), trade unionist and Member of Parliament ;

DAI LLWYD ofCwm Bychan, Mer. ( fl. 1485), harpist and warrior .

DAI MAESMOR , a harpist who flourished in the16th cent.,

DALTON, EDWARD HUGH JOHN NEALE, BARON DALTON (known as Hugh Dalton ;1887 -1962), economist and politician ;

DANIEL ap LLOSGWRN MEW , poet .

DANIEL, DAVID ROBERT (1859 -1931), publicist ;

DANIEL, EVAN (1837 -1904), cleric and educationist ;

DANIEL, JOHN (1755? -1823), printer at Carmarthen ;

DANIEL, JOHN EDWARD (1902 -1962), college lecturer and inspector of schools .

DANIEL, WILLIAM RAYMOND ( RAY ) (1928 -1997), association football player .

DARLINGTON, THOMAS (1864 -1908), scholar and inspector of schools ;

DAVID (d.1139?), bishop of Bangor .

DAVID ab OWEN (d.1512), abbot and bishop .

DAVID, JOB (1746 -1812), General Baptist minister ;

DAVID, JOHN (1701? -1756), Independent minister ;

DAVID, PHILIP (1709 -1787), Independent minister ofPenmain, Mon. ;

DAVID, REES (alive in1746), early Arminian Baptist ,

DAVIDS, THOMAS WILLIAM (1816 -1884), Independent minister and ecclesiastical historian ;

DAVID,Sir TANNATT WILLIAM EDGEWORTH (1858 -1934), geologist and explorer ;

DAVIES family, of Bersham, smiths .

DAVIES, (FLORENCE) ROSE (1882 -1958), Labour activist and local alderman .

DAVIES,Sir ALFRED THOMAS, C.B. (1861 -1949), the first Permanent Secretary (1907-25) of the Welsh Department of the Board of Education ;

DAVIES, ALUN (1916 -1980), historian .

DAVIES, ALUN HERBERT (CREUNANT) (1927 -2005), the first director of the Welsh Books Council .

DAVIES, ALUN WYNNE GRIFFITHS (1924 -1988), musician and critic .

DAVIES, ANNIE (1910 -1970), better known as NAN , radio and television producer ;

DAVIES, BEN (1840 -1930),Independent minister, popular preacher, and author ;

DAVIES, BEN (1864 -1937),Independent minister, and poet ;

DAVIES, BEN (1878 -1958), Independent minister .

DAVIES, BENJAMIN (1739? -1817), Independent academy tutor .

DAVIES, BENJAMIN (1814 -1875), Hebraist .

DAVIES, BENJAMIN (1826 -1905),Baptist minister, writer, and printer ;

DAVIES, BENJAMIN (‘ BEN ;1858 -1943), singer ;

DAVIES, CADWALADR (1704-?),bard, ballad-writer, and collector

DAVIES, CATHERINE GLYN ( CARYL ) (1926 -2007),historian of philosophy and linguistics, and translator .

DAVIES, CHARLES (1849 -1927), Baptist minister ;

DAVIES, CHARLES NICE (1794 -1842), Independent minister and college tutor ,

DAVIES, CLARA NOVELLO (‘Pencerddes Morgannwg’ ;1861 -1943 ) musician ;

DAVIES, CLEMENT EDWARD (1884 -1962), politician ;

DAVIES-COOKE family, ofGwysaney, Flints., successors of the DAVIES family, ofLlannerch, Denbs., and Gwysaney .

DAVIES, DANIEL (1756 -1837), Baptist minister ;

DAVIES, DANIEL (1797 -1876), Baptist minister ;

DAVIES, DANIEL (1840 -1916), cashier to the Ocean Collieries at Ton,Ystrad, Glam. ;

DAVIES, DANIEL JOHN (1885 -1970), Independent minister and poet ;

DAVIES,Sir DANIEL THOMAS (1899 -1966), physician ;

DAVIES, DAN ISAAC (1839 -1887), a pioneer of the teaching of Welsh in schools ;

DAVIES, DAVID (d.1807), editor of Y Geirgrawn , Independent minister ;

DAVIES, DAVID (1764? -1828), Independent minister and Academy tutor ;

DAVIES, DAVID (1800? -1856), Baptist minister and college tutor ,

DAVIES, DAVID (‘Dai'r Cantwr ’;1812? -1874), Rebecca rioter ;

DAVIES, DAVID (1741 -1819), author

DAVIES, DAVID (1753 -1820), Methodist cleric ;

DAVIES, DAVID (1763 -1816), Independent minister ;

DAVIES, DAVID (1791 -1864), Independent minister and Academy tutor ;

DAVIES,Sir DAVID (1792 -1865), physician .

DAVIES, DAVID (1810 -1875), musician ;

DAVIES, DAVID (‘Dafi Dafis, Rhydcymerau ’;1814 -1891), a Calvinistic Methodist preacher ,

DAVIES, DAVID (1817 -1855), harpist ;

DAVIES, DAVID (Dewi Emlyn ;1817 -1888),Congregational minister in the U.S.A., poet and writer .

DAVIES, DAVID , Llandinam (1818 -1890), industrialist and Member of Parliament ;

DAVIES, DAVID (1849 -1926), Baptist minister and author ;

DAVIES, DAVID of Llandinam (1880 -1944), first BARON DAVIES (created 1932) ;

DAVIES, DAVID DAI (1896 -1976), cricketer and cricket umpire .

DAVIES, DAVID CAXTON (1873 -1955), printer and company director ;

DAVIES, DAVID CHARLES (1826 -1891),Calvinistic Methodist minister, theologian, and principal of Trevecka College ;

DAVIES, DAVID CHRISTOPHER (1827 -1885), geologist and mining engineer ;

DAVIES, DAVID CHRISTOPHER (‘ Christy ’ ;1878 -1958 ); missionary and representative of the British Missionary Society (B.M.S.) in Wales .

DAVIES, DAVID EMRYS (1904 -1975), cricketer and cricket umpire .

DAVIES, DAVID JAMES (1893 -1956), economist ;

DAVIES, DAVID JOHN (or ‘ DYER ’), (1870 -?), artist ;

DAVIES, DAVID JOSHUA (1877 -1945), dramatist ;

DAVIES, DAVID LLOYD (Dewi Glan Peryddon ); d.1881 ;poet, singer, etc. , in Wales and U.S.A. ;

DAVIES, DAVID REES (‘Cledlyn ’;1875 -1964),schoolmaster, poet, writer, local historian ;

DAVIES, DAVID RICHARD (1889 -1958),theologian, journalist and cleric .

DAVIES,Sir DAVID SAUNDERS (1852 -1934), M.P. ;

DAVIES, DAVID STEPHEN (1841 -1898),preacher, temperance reformer, man of letters, and colonist ;

DAVIES, DAVID TEGFAN (1883 -1968), Congl. minister ;

DAVIES, DAVID THOMAS (1876 -1962), dramatist ;

DAVIES, DAVID THOMAS FFRANGCON (1855 -1918), singer ;

DAVIES, DEWI ALED EIRUG (1922 -1997), Congregationalist minister and professor of theology .

DAVIES, DONALD WATTS (1924 -2000),pioneer of digital computing, and of packet switching for data communication .

DAVIES, EDWARD (‘Celtic Davies ’;1756 -1831), cleric and author ;

DAVIES, EDWARD (1796 -1857), Independent minister and college tutor ;

DAVIES, EDWARD (Iolo Trefaldwyn ;1819 -1887), poet and eisteddfodwr ;

DAVIES, EDWARD (1827 -1905),Independent minister in the U.S.A., and author ;

DAVIES, EDWARD OWEN (1864 -1936), Calvinistic Methodist minister and author ;

DAVIES, EDWARD TEGLA (1880 -1967), minister (Meth.) and writer ;

DAVIES, EDWIN (1859 -1919), editor and publisher ;

DAVIES, ELIZABETH ( BETSI CADWALADR ,1789 -1860), Crimean nurse .

DAVIES, ELLIS (1872 -1962), priest and antiquarian ;

DAVIES, ELLIS THOMAS (1822 -1895), Independent minister ;

DAVIES, ELLIS WILLIAM (1871 -1939), solicitor and politician ;

DAVIES, EMLYN (1907 -1974), Baptist minister and college professor .

DAVIES, EVAN (Philomath ; fl. 1720-1750), almanac-maker ,

DAVIES, EVAN (1694? -1770), Independent minister and tutor ,

DAVIES, EVAN (1750 -1806), Independent minister ;

DAVIES, EVAN (Eta Delta ;1794 -1855), Independent minister ;

DAVIES, EVAN (Myfyr Morganwg ;1801 -1888), bard and ‘archdruid’ .

DAVIES, EVAN (1805 -1864),missionary under the London Missionary Society, Independent minister, and author ;

DAVIES, EVAN (1826 -1872), educationist ;

DAVIES, EVAN (1842 -1919),Calvinistic Methodist minister, and writer ;

DAVIES, EVAN CYNFFIG (1843 -1908),Independent minister, teacher, author, and musician ;

DAVIES, EVAN THOMAS (Dyfrig ;1847 -1927), cleric .

DAVIES, EVAN THOMAS (1878 -1969), musician ;

DAVIES, FRANCIS (1605 -1675), bishop of Llandaff ;

DAVIES, GEORGE MAITLAND LLOYD (1880 -1949), Calvinistic Methodist minister and apostle of peace ;

DAVIES, GETHIN (1846 -1896), Baptist minister and college principal .

DAVIES, GLYNNE GERALLT (1916 -1968), minister (Congl.) and poet ;

DAVIES, GRIFFITH (1788 -1855), actuary .

DAVIES, GRIFFITH (‘Gwyndaf ’;1868 -1962),poet, tutor of poets and antiquary ;

DAVIES, GWENDOLINE ELIZABETH (1882 -1951), art collector and benefactress .

DAVIES, GWILYM (1879 -1955),minister (B), promoter of international understanding, founder of the annual Goodwill Message from the Youth of Wales ;

DAVIES, GWILYM ELFED Baron Davies of Penrhys (1913 1992), Labour politician .

DAVIES, GWYNNE HENTON (1906 -1998), Old Testament scholar .

DAVIES, HAYDN GEORGE (1912 -1993), cricketer .

DAVIES, HENRY (1696? -1766), Independent minister ;

DAVIES, HENRY, I (1753 -1825), Baptist minister ,

DAVIES, HENRY REES (1861 -1940), antiquary ,

DAVIES,Sir HENRY WALFORD (1869 -1941), musician ;

DAVIES, HOWEL ( c. 1716 -1770), Methodist cleric .

DAVIES, HUGH (1739 -1821), cleric and author of Welsh Botanology ;

DAVIES, HUGH (Pencerdd Maelor ;1844 -1907), musician and Calvinistic Methodist minister ,

DAVIES, HUGH EMYR (1878 -1950), minister (Presb.) and poet ;

DAVIES, HUGH MORRISTON (1879 -1965), probably the most outstanding pioneer of thoracic surgery in Britain ;

DAVIES, HUGH THOMAS (1881 -1969),musician, writer, and one of the pioneers of Cymdeithas Cerdd Dant Cymru ;

DAVIES, HUGH TUDWAL (1847 -1915), farmer and poet ;

DAVIES, HUMFFREY (‘ Wmffre Dafydd ab Ifan ; fl. 1600?-64?), poet ;

DAVIES, HUMPHREY (d.1635),vicar of Darowen, and transcriber of Welsh manuscripts ;

DAVIES, HYWEL (1919 -1965), broadcaster .

DAVIES, IDRIS (1905 -1953),miner, schoolmaster and poet ;

DAVIES, IFOR (1910 1982), Labour politician .

DAVIES, JACOB (1816 -1849), Baptist missionary in Ceylon ;

DAVIES, JAMES (d.1760), Independent minister ,

DAVIES, JAMES (1767? -1860), Baptist minister

DAVIES, JAMES (Iaco ap Dewi ;1648 -1722 ) .

DAVIES, JAMES (1765 -1849), ‘the schoolmaster of Devauden ’;

DAVIES, JAMES (Iago ap Dewi ;1800 -1869), printer and poet ;

DAVIES, JAMES EIRIAN (1918 -1998), poet and minister .

DAVIES, JAMES KITCHENER (1902 -1952),poet, dramatist and nationalist .

DAVIES, JENKIN (1798 -1842), Calvinistic Methodist minister ;

DAVIES, JENNIE EIRIAN (1925 -1982), journalist .

DAVIES, JOHN ( Dr. John Davies of Mallwyd , c. 1567 -1644), one of the greatest of Welsh scholars ;

DAVIES, JOHN (1627? -1693), ‘of Kidwelly,’ translator ;

DAVIES, JOHN (‘Siôn Dafydd,’ ‘Siôn Dafydd Lâs ’; d.1694), ‘family bard’ at Nannau, near Dolgelley ;

DAVIES, JOHN [1700? -1792], cleric ,

DAVIES, JOHN ( c. 1750 -1821), Methodist cleric ;

DAVIES, JOHN (1784? -1864), known as ‘Brychan,’poet, publisher, and promoter of the friendly society movement ;

DAVIES, JOHN (1799? -1879), known as ‘John Davies of Nerquis ’ a Calvinistic Methodist minister

DAVIES, JOHN (1652 - post 1716 ), of Rhiwlas,Llansilin, Denbs., genealogist ;

DAVIES, JOHN (‘Siôn Dafydd Berson ’;1675 -1769 ) .

DAVIES, JOHN (1737 -1821), Independent minister ;

DAVIES, JOHN (1760 -1843), Calvinistic Methodist minister .

DAVIES, JOHN (1772 -1855), school teacher and missionary .

DAVIES, JOHN (1781 -1848), of Fronheulog,Llandderfel, Mer. ; one of the most prominent lay leaders of Calvinistic Methodism in his day ,

DAVIES, JOHN (Peirianydd Gwynedd ;1783 -1855),engineer, carpenter, smith, clock-maker, poet, and musician ;

DAVIES, JOHN (1784 -1845), Wesleyan minister ;

DAVIES, JOHN (1787 -1855), stone-mason and composer ;

DAVIES, JOHN (1795 -1858), Unitarian minister and schoolmaster ;

DAVIES, JOHN (1795 -1861), cleric and philosopher ;

DAVIES, JOHN (1803 -1854), Independent minister ;

DAVIES, JOHN (Siôn Gymro ;1804 -1884),Independent minister, linguist, and commentator .

DAVIES, JOHN (1823 -1874), Independent minister ;

DAVIES, JOHN (‘John Davies, Taihirion ’;1825 -1904), Welsh Independent minister ;

DAVIES, JOHN (Gwyneddon ;1832 -1904), printer and journalist ;

DAVIES, JOHN (Ossian Gwent ;1839 -1892), poet ;

DAVIES, JOHN (Taliesin Hiraethog ;1841 -1894), farmer and poet .

DAVIES, JOHN (1843 -1917), ‘of Pandy,’ Calvinistic Methodist minister and antiquary .

DAVIES, JOHN (1860 -1939), Welsh bibliographer and genealogist .

DAVIES, JOHN (1868 -1940), author

DAVIES, JOHN (1882 -1937),secretary of the South Wales District of the W.E.A., 1919-1937 ;

DAVIES, JOHN BREESE (1893 -1940,writer, musician, and a specialist in cerdd dant .

DAVIES, JOHN CADVAN (Cadvan ;1846 -1923), Wesleyan minister .

DAVIES, JOHN DANIEL (1874 -1948), editor and author ;

DAVIES, JOHN DAVID (1831 -1911), cleric and antiquary .

DAVIES, JOHN ELIAS (Telynor y Gogledd ;1847 -1883 ) ;

DAVIES, JOHN EVAN (Rhuddwawr ;1850 -1929), Calvinistic Methodist minister and author ;

DAVIES, JOHN GLYN (1870 -1953),scholar, songwriter and poet .

DAVIES, JOHN GRIFFITH (1836 -1861), poet and translator ;

DAVIES, JOHN GWYNORO (1855 -1935), Calvinistic Methodist minister ;

DAVIES, JOHN HAYDN (1905 -1991), teacher and choirmaster .

DAVIES, JOHN HUMPHREYS (1871 -1926),bibliographer, man of letters, and educationist ;

DAVIES, JOHN IDRIS (Ioan Idris ;1821 -1889), Welsh-American poet ;

DAVIES, JOHN LLEWELYN (1826 -1916 ; DWB , 135 under ).

DAVIES, JOHN LLOYD (1801 -1860), Blaendyffryn and Alltyrodyn,Llandysul, Cards., M.P. ;

DAVIES, JOHN OSSIAN (1851 -1916), Congregational minister and author ;

DAVIES, JOHN PARK (1879 -1937), Unitarian minister ;

DAVIES, JOHN PHILIP (1786 -1832),Baptist minister, commentator, and divine ;

DAVIES, JONATHAN CEREDIG (1859 -1932),traveller, genealogist, and folk-lorist .

DAVIES, JOSEPH (? -1831? ) .

DAVIES, JOSEPH E. (1812 -1881 ). Welsh Calvinistic minister in America and author ;

DAVIES, JOSEPH EDWARD (1876 -1958), international lawyer ;

DAVIES,Sir LEONARD TWISTON (1894 -1953), patron of the arts and of folk life studies ;

DAVIES, LEWIS (1777 -1828), major-general ,

DAVIES, LEWIS ;1863 -1951),novelist, local historian, schoolmaster ;

DAVIES, MARGARET ( c. 1700-1785? ), transcriber of many of the manuscripts preserved in our public collections ;

DAVIES, MARGARET SIDNEY (1884 -1963), art collector and benefactress ,

DAVIES, MARY (Mair Eifion ;1846 -1882), poet ;

DAVIES, MARY (1855 -1930), singer ;

DAVIES (or DAVYS ), MATTHEW ( fl. 1620), politician ,

DAVIES, MATTHEW WILLIAM (1882 -1947), musician ;

DAVIES, MORGAN (Meirig Glan Mawddach ; d.1857),sexton of Llanelltyd, Mer., and minor poet .

DAVIES, MORRIS (Meurig Ebrill ;1780 -1861), poet ;

DAVIES, MORRIS (1796 -1876),author, hymnologist, and musician ;

DAVIES, MORRIS (‘Moi Plas ’;1891 -1961),quarryman, local historian and researcher ;

DAVIES, MOSES (1799 -1866), musician .

DAVIES, MYLES (or MILES) DAVIES (1662 -1715?), religious controversialist and bibliographer ,

DAVIES, OLIVER ( fl. c. 1820 ), harpist ;

DAVIES, OWEN (1719 -1792), Independent minister ;

DAVIES, OWEN (1752 -1830), Wesleyan Methodist minister ;

DAVIES, OWEN (1840 -1929), Baptist minister .

DAVIES, OWEN HUMPHREY (Eos Llechid ;1828 -1898),quarryman, musician, and cleric .

DAVIES, OWEN PICTON (1882 -1970), journalist ;

DAVIES, RACHEL (Rahel o Fôn ;1846 -1915), lecturer and preacher ;

DAVIES, RANDOLPH ( RONDL ) (d.1695), cleric and controversialist .

DAVIES, REES (1694? -1767), Independent minister .

DAVIES, REUBEN (Reuben Brydydd y Coed ;1808 -1833), poet and schoolmaster ;

DAVIES, RHISIART MORGAN (1903 -1958), scientist and professor of physics ;

DAVIES, RHYS (‘Y Glun Bren ’;1772 -1847), an eccentric Independent preacher ;

DAVIES, RHYS JOHN (1877 -1954), politician and trade union official ;

DAVIES, RICHARD (1501? -1581), bishop and biblical translator ;

DAVIES, RICHARD (1635 -1708), Quaker ,

DAVIES, RICHARD (1814 -1854), secretary of the Church Missionary Society ;

DAVIES, RICHARD (1818 -1896), M.P. ;

DAVIES, RICHARD (Tafolog ;1830 -1904), poet and critic ,

DAVIES, RICHARD (Mynyddog ;1833 -1877),poet, singer, and eisteddfod conductor .

DAVIES, RICHARD (‘Isgarn ’;1887 -1947), farmer-shepherd and poet ;

DAVIES, RICHARD OWEN (1894 -1962), scientist and professor of agricultural chemistry ;

DAVIES, ROBERT (Bardd Nantglyn ;1769 -1835), poet and grammarian ,

DAVIES, ROBERT (1790 -1841), Calvinistic Methodist elder , etc.

DAVIES, ROBERT (Cyndeyrn ;1814 -1867), musician ;

DAVIES, ROBERT (1816 -1905), philanthropist ;

DAVIES, ROBERT (Asaph Llechid ;1834 -1858), musician ;

DAVIES, ROBERT HUMPHREY (‘Gomerian ’;1856 -1947), correspondent of Welsh and English newspapers in U.S.A. ;

DAVIES, ‘Syr ’ ROGER ( fl. c. 1500 ), cleric and poet .

DAVIES, ROLAND ( fl. c. 1730 ), poet ;

DAVIES, SAMUEL (1788 -1854), Wesleyan Methodist minister ,

DAVIES, SAMUEL (‘ the 2nd ’ ;1818 -1891), Wesleyan minister ;

DAVIES, SOROBABEL (1806 -1877), schoolmaster and Baptist minister ;

DAVIES, STEPHEN (d.1794), who revived the defunct 17th cent. Baptist church at Carmarthen .

DAVIES, STEPHEN (1790 -1858), poet ,

DAVIES, STEPHEN OWEN (1886 -1972), miners' leader and Labour politician .

DAVIES, THOMAS ( fl. 1700), poet .

DAVIES, THOMAS (Trithyd ;1810? -1873? ) ;

DAVIES, DAVIS , or DAVYES , THOMAS (1512? -1573), bishop of S. Asaph ,

DAVIES, THOMAS (1812 -1895), Baptist minister and principal of Haverfordwest Baptist College ;

DAVIES, THOMAS (1820 -1873), Independent minister ;

DAVIES, THOMAS (1823 -1898), Independent minister ;

DAVIES, THOMAS (1837 -1892), mineralogist ;

DAVIES, THOMAS (1851 -1892), musician ;

DAVIES, THOMAS (TEGWYN 1851 -1924),tailor, book-collector and writer .

DAVIES (or DAVID ), THOMAS ESSILE (Dewi Wyn o Essyllt ;1820 -1891 ) .

DAVIES, THOMAS HUWS (1882 -1940),secretary to the Commissioners of Church Temporalities in Wales, littérateur and collector of books ;

DAVIES, THOMAS RHYS (1790 -1859), Baptist minister ;

DAVIES, THOMAS WITTON (1851 -1923),Baptist minister, and Semitic scholar ;

DAVIES, TIMOTHY (1802 -1862), cleric ;

DAVIES, TIMOTHY EYNON (1854 -1935), Congregational minister ;

DAVIES, TOM EIRUG (‘Eirug ’;1892 -1951),Congl. minister, writer and poet ;

DAVIES, TREVOR OWEN (1895 -1966), minister (Presb.) and principal of Trefeca College ;

DAVIES, TUDOR (1892 -1958), singer .

DAVIES, WALTER (Gwallter Mechain ;1761 -1849),cleric, poet, antiquary, and literary critic .

DAVIES, WILFRED MITFORD (1895 -1966), artist ;

DAVIES, WILLIAM (d.1593), Roman Catholic missioner and martyr .

DAVIES, WILLIAM (1729? -1787), Methodist cleric ;

DAVIES, WILLIAM (1756 -1823), compiler of an unpublished history of Glamorgan ;

DAVIES, WILLIAM (1785 -1851), Wesleyan minister and missionary ;

DAVIES, WILLIAM (1805 -1859), Independent minister and schoolmaster ;

DAVIES, WILLIAM (1814 -1891), palaeontologist ;

DAVIES, WILLIAM (1820 -1875), Wesleyan minister ;

DAVIES, WILLIAM (Mynorydd ;1826 -1901), sculptor and musician ;

DAVIES, WILLIAM (Gwilym Teilo ;1831 -1892 );man of letters, poet, and historian ;

DAVIES, WILLIAM (1859 -1907), musician ;

DAVIES,Sir WILLIAM (1863 -1935), journalist and editor ;

DAVIES, WILLIAM (1874 -1949), local historian ;

DAVIES, WILLIAM (1899 -1968 ) botanist and grassland specialist ;

DAVIES,Sir WILLIAM (LLEWELYN) (1887 -1952), librarian ;

DAVIES, WILLIAM ANTHONY (1886 -1962), journalist ;

DAVIES, WILLIAM CADWALADR (1849 -1905), educationist .

DAVIES, WILLIAM DANIEL (1838 -1900), lecturer and author ;

DAVIES, WILLIAM DAVID ( W.D. ) (1911 -2001), Biblical scholar .

DAVIES, WILLIAM DAVID [P.] (1897 -1969),minister (Presb.), college tutor and author ;

DAVIES, WILLIAM EDWARDS (‘ W. E. Davies ’;1851 -1927), Cymmrodor and eisteddfodwr

DAVIES, WILLIAM HENRY (1871 -1940), poet and author ;

DAVIES, WILLIAM HUBERT (1893 -1965), musician ;

DAVIES, WILLIAM JENKIN (1858 -1919),Unitarian minister, man of letters, and musician ;

DAVIES, WILLIAM LEWIS (1896 -1941), specialist in analytical dairy chemistry ;

DAVIES, WILLIAM THOMAS (PENNAR) (1911 -1996),novelist, poet, theologian and scholar .

DAVIES, ZACCHEUS ( fl. 1737-1770), writer of religious carols ( halsingod ) ;

DAVIS family, of Hirwaun, Aberdare, and Ferndale, coalowners .

DAVIS, DAVID (‘Dafis Castellhywel ’;1745 -1827),Arian minister, poet, and schoolmaster .

DAVIS, DAVID DANIEL (1777 -1841), physician ;

DAVIS ( DAVIES ) , RICHARD (1658 -1714), Independent minister .

DAVIS, WILLIAM (‘Golden Farmer ’;1627 -1690), highwayman ;

DAWKINS, MORGAN GAMAGE (1864 -1939),Congregational minister, poet, and hymnist ;

DAWKINS,Sir WILLIAM BOYD (1837 -1929), geologist and antiquary ;

DEAKIN, ARTHUR (1890 -1955), trade union leader ;

DEE, JOHN (1527 -1608), mathematician and astronomer ;

DEINIOL (d.584),saint, founder of Bangor and first bishop in Gwynedd ;

DEIO ap IEUAN BWL ( fl. c. 1530 ), poet .

DEIO ap IEUAN DU ( fl. 1460-1480), poet .

DEIO LLIWIEL (LLYWEL?) (beginning of 16th cent.?), poet .

DE LLOYD, DAVID JOHN (1883 -1948), musician ;

DENNIS, HENRY (1825 -1906),mining engineer, colliery owner, etc. ;

DERFEL, ROBERT JONES (1824 -1905), poet and socialist .

DEVEREUX ofLamphey, Pembs.,Ystrad Ffin, Carms., Vaynor andNantariba, Mont., Pencoyd, Brecknock, etc.

DEVONALD, JOHN (1863 -1936), musician ;

DAVID (DEWI),S. ,founder and abbot-bishop of S. Davids, and patron saint of Wales .

DILLWYN, DILLWYN-LLEWELYN , (DILLWYN) VENABLES-LLEWELYN .

DINELY (or DINGLEY ), THOMAS (d.1695), traveller ,

DIVERRES, POL (1880 -1946),linguist, Celtic scholar, and sometime Keeper of manuscripts in the National Library of Wales ;

DODD, CHARLES HAROLD (1884 -1973), biblical scholar .

DOGMAEL ( DOGFAEL , DOGWEL ), saint ( fl. 6th cent. ).

DOLBEN ( DOULBEN , DOULBIN , or DAULBIN ), ofSegrwyd, Denbs., etc.

DONNE, JAMES (1764 -1844), cleric and schoolmaster ;

DONNELLY, DESMOND LOUIS (1920 1974), politician and writer .

DOWNMAN, JOHN (1750 -1824), painter ;

DRISCOLL, JAMES (1880 -1925), boxer ;

DUNAWD , saint ( fl. 6th cent. ).

DURSTON, THOMAS (d.1767), bookseller and printer at Shrewsbury .

DWNN, GRUFFYDD ( c. 1500 - c. 1570 ), country gentleman ;

DWNN, JAMES ( c. 1570 - c. 1660 ), poet , from Montgomeryshire .

DWNN, LEWYS ( c. 1550 - c. 1616 ), or LEWYS ap RHYS ab OWAIN , ofBetws Cedewain, Mont., genealogist .

DWNN, OWAIN ( c. 1400 - c. 1460 ) ,

DYER, JOHN (1699 -1757), poet ;

DYFRIG ( DUBRICIUS ), saint ( fl. 475?),

DYKINS, WILLIAM (Dirwynydd ;1831 -1872), poet and prose-writer ;