Dictionary of Welsh Biography


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FAGAN, THOMAS WALLACE (1874 -1951), agricultural chemist ;

FARR, HARRY (1874 -1968), librarian ;

FARRINGTON, RICHARD (1702 -1772), cleric and antiquary ;

FELD, VALERIE ANNE (1947 -2001), politician .

FENTON, RICHARD (1747 -1821), poet and topographical writer ;

FERRAR, ROBERT (d.1555), Protestant martyr and bishop ;

FIELD, THEOPHILUS (1574 -1636), bishop ;

FINCH, HAROLD JOSIAH (1898 1979), Labour politician .

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

FISHER, FRANCIS GEORGE (1909 -1970), dramatist and producer ;

FISHER, JOHN (1862 -1930), Welsh scholar ,

FITZ ALAN ,lords of Oswestry and Clun, and later earls of Arundel .

FITZGERALD, DAVID (d.1176), bishop of S. Davids ,1148-76 .

FITZGERALD, MAURICE (d.1176), one of the conquerors of Ireland .

FITZGERALD, MICHAEL CORNELIUS JOHN (1927 -2007),a friar of the Carmelite Order, priest, philosopher and poet .

FITZOSBERN, WILLIAM (d.1071),earl of Hereford, lord of Breteuil in Normandy ,

FITZSTEPHEN, ROBERT (d. c. 1183 ), one of the conquerors of Ireland ,

FITZ WARIN , lords of Whittington and Alderbury ( Salop ) and Alveston (Gloucs.) .

FLEETWOOD, WILLIAM (1656 -1723), bishop and antiquary ;

FLEURE, HERBERT JOHN (1877 -1969), geographer ;

FOLEY,Sir THOMAS (1757 -1833), admiral ;

FOLLAND, HENRY (1878 -1926), industrialist .

FOOT, MICHAEL MACKINTOSH (1913 -2010), Labour politician and writer .

FOSTER, IDRIS LLEWELYN (1911 -1984), Welsh and Celtic Scholar .

FOSTER, IVOR LLEWELYN (1870 -1959), singer ;

FOTHERGILL family, iron-masters , etc.

FOULK(E)S, THOMAS (1731 -1802), early Methodist exhorter ;

FOULKES, ANNIE (1877 -1962), editor of an anthology ;

FOULKES, HENRY POWELL (1815 -1886), cleric and author ;

FOULKES, HUMPHREY (1673 -1737), cleric and antiquary ,

FOULKES, ISAAC (Llyfrbryf ;1836 -1904), newspaper proprietor and publisher ;

FOULKES, PETER (1676 -1747), scholar and divine ,

FOULKES, ROBERT (1743 -1841), musician ;

FOULKES, WILLIAM (d.1691), cleric and translator ,

FOX,Sir CYRIL FRED (1882 -1967), Director of the National Museum of Wales , 1926-48;

FOXWIST, WILLIAM (1610 -1673),

FRANCIS, ABEL (d. c. 1743 ), Arminian Baptist minister ,

FRANCIS, BENJAMIN (1734 -1799),hymnist, Baptist minister ,

FRANCIS, DAVID ( DAI ) (1911 -1981), trade unionist and miners' leader .

FRANCIS, EDMUND (1768 -1831), Sandemanian Baptist minister ;

FRANCIS, ENOCH (1688/9 -1740 ). Baptist minister ,

FRANCIS, GEORGE GRANT (1814 -1882), business man and antiquary .

FRANCIS, GRIFFITH (1876 -1936 ) and OWEN (1879 -1936), known as ‘Y Brodyr Francis ’ (‘The Francis Brothers’), musicians ,

FRANCIS, JOHN (1789 -1843), miller and musician ;

FRANCIS, JOHN DEFFETT (1815 -1901), painter and collector ;

FRANCIS, JOHN OSWALD (1882 -1956), dramatist ;

FRANCIS, JONATHAN (1722/3 -1801), Baptist minister ;

FRANKLEN,Sir THOMAS MANSEL (1840 -1928), public servant ;

FREEMAN, KATHLEEN (‘Mary Fitt ’;1897 -1959), classical scholar and writer ;

FRIMSTON, THOMAS (Tudur Clwyd ;1854 -1930),Baptist minister, historian and antiquary ;

FROST, JOHN (1784 -1877), Chartist ;

FROST, WILLIAM FREDERICK (1846 -1891), harpist ;

FYNES-CLINTON, OSBERT HENRY (1869 -1941),Professor of French and Romance Philology at the University College of North Wales, Bangor ;