Dictionary of Welsh Biography


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O'NEIL, BRYAN HUGH ST. JOHN (1905 -1954), archaeologist .

OLIVER(S), THOMAS (1725 -1799), Wesleyan preacher ;

OLIVER, DAVID ( fl. 1785-1814), Baptist minister .

OLIVER, EDWARD (1720 -1777),early Methodist and Moravian, a carpenter ;

OLIVER, JOHN (1838 -1866), poet ;

OLLIVANT, ALFRED (1798 -1882), bishop ;

ORMSBY-GORE, WILLIAM GEORGE ARTHUR (1885 -1964), ;

OSBWRN WYDDEL (‘ Osborn the Irishman ’), living in1293 .

OWAIN ab EDWIN (d.1105), a landowner in Tegeingl (modern Flints.).

OWAIN ap CADWGAN (d.1116), prince of Powys .

OWAIN ap GRUFFYDD ( fl. 1260 ; DWB , 690).

OWAIN ap GRUFFYDD (d.1236), prince of Deheubarth ,

OWAIN ap THOMAS ap RHODRI (‘ Owain Lawgoch ; d.1378), a soldier of fortune and pretender to the principality of Wales .

OWAIN BROGYNTYN ( fl. 1160-1188), prince of Powys .

OWAIN CYFEILIOG ( c. 1130 -1197), prince and poet ,

OWAIN, ‘Syr ’ DAFYDD ( DAVID ),otherwise Dafydd ap Owain , cleric and poet .

OWAIN FYCHAN ap MADOG ap MAREDUDD (d.1187), prince of Powys .

OWAIN GLYNDWR ( c. 1354 -1416), ‘Prince of Wales' .

OWAIN GWYNEDD ( fl. c. 1550-1590 ), a poet

OWAIN GWYNEDD ( c. 1100 -1170), king of Gwynedd ;

OWAIN, OWAIN LLEWELYN (1877 -1956),litterateur, musician and journalist ;

OWAIN TUDOR ( c. 1400 -1461),

OWEN family ofOrielton, Pembs.

OWEN family of Peniarth,Llanegryn, Mer.

OWEN family, of Bodeon ( Bodowen), Anglesey .

OWEN family of Cefn-hafodau and Glangynwydd in Llangurig, later of Glansevern inBerriw, Mont.

OWEN (FAMILY), Plas Du ( DWB , 697-8).

OWEN,Sir (HERBERT) ISAMBARD (1850 -1927),medical man, scholar, and architect of universities ;

OWEN, ANEURIN (1792 -1851), Welsh historical scholar and editor of the Laws of Hywel Dda ;

OWEN ap SION ap RHYS ( fl. second half of 16th cent.), poet , of Trefeilir, Anglesey,

OWEN,Sir ARTHUR DAVID KEMP (1904 -1970), international administrator ;

OWEN, ATHELSTAN (1676 -1731), of Rhiwsaeson,Llanbryn-mair, Mont.,

OWEN, CHARLES (d.1746), Dissenting minister and tutor ,

OWEN, DANIEL (1836 -1895), novelist .

OWEN, DAVID (‘Dafydd y Garreg Wen ';1711/12 -1741), harpist ;

OWEN, DAVID (d.1765), Baptist minister , Felin-foel (Llanelly), Carms.

OWEN, DAVID (Dewi Wyn o Eifion ;1784 -1841), farmer and poet ;

OWEN, DAVID (Brutus ;1795 -1866), editor and littérateur ;

OWEN,Sir DAVID JOHN (1874 -1941), docks manager ;

OWEN, DAVID SAMUEL (1887 -1959), minister (Presb.) ;

OWEN, EDWARD (1728/9 -1807), cleric and schoolmaster ;

OWEN, EDWARD (1853 -1943),journalist, barrister, and antiquary ;

OWEN, EDWARD HUMPHREY (1850 -1904), of Tŷ Coch, Caernarvon, book-collector and local historian ;

OWEN, EDWARD PRYCE (1788 -1863), cleric and artist ;

OWEN, ELIAS (1833 -1899), cleric and antiquary ;

OWEN, ELLIS (1789 -1868),farmer, antiquary, and poet ;

OWEN, FOULKE ( fl. 1686), poet ;

OWEN, GEORGE ( c. 1552 -1613),historian, antiquary, and genealogist ;

OWEN, GERALLT LLOYD (1944 -2014),teacher, publisher, poet .

OWEN, GORONWY (1723 -1769), cleric and poet ;

OWEN,Sir GORONWY (1881 -1963), politician ;

OWEN, GRIFFITH (1647 -1717), Quaker and medical man ;

OWEN, GWILYM (1880 -1940), physicist ;

OWEN, HENRY (1716 -1795 ; DWB , 704-5).

OWEN, HENRY (1844 -1919), antiquary ;

OWEN, HUGH (1575? -1642 ) of Gwenynog, translator ;

OWEN, HUGH (1639 -1700),Puritan minister, Independent ‘apostle of Merioneth’ .

OWEN, HUGH (1761 -1827), cleric and local historian ;

OWEN,Sir HUGH (1804 -1881), educationist ;

OWEN, HUGH (1832 -1897), musician ;

OWEN, HUGH (1880 -1953), historian ;

OWEN, HUGH JOHN (1880 -1961),solicitor, author and local historian ;

OWEN, HUMPHREY (1702 -1768),principal of Jesus College, Oxford, and Bodley's librarian ;

OWEN, HUW PARRI (1926 -1996), philosopher and theologian .

OWEN, IFAN (IEUAN) TUDUR (d.1625?), a bard

OWEN, JAMES (1654 -1706), Dissenting divine and tutor ;

OWEN, JEREMY ( fl. 1704-1744), Presbyterian minister and writer ;

OWEN, JOHN (1564? -1628?), epigrammatist ;

OWEN, JOHN (d.1759),poet, harpist, letter-writer ,

OWEN,Sir JOHN (1600 -1666), royalist commander ,

OWEN, JOHN (1616 -1683), Puritan (Independent) divine ,

OWEN, JOHN (1698 -1755), chancellor of Bangor ;

OWEN, JOHN (1733 -1776), the first Methodist exhorter in Flintshire ;

OWEN, JOHN (1757 -1829), writer on religious topics ;

OWEN, JOHN (1788 -1867), cleric and author ;

OWEN, JOHN (1790 -1846),founder of Owens College, Manchester ,

OWEN, JOHN (1808 -1876), known as ‘John Owen of Tyn-llwyn’,Calvinistic Methodist minister, and writer on agriculture

OWEN, JOHN (Owain Alaw ;1821 -1883), musician ;

OWEN, JOHN (1833 -1896), cleric and author ;

OWEN, JOHN (1836 -1915), Calvinistic Methodist minister and author of the popular ballad ‘Cân y Mochyn Du’ (‘the Ballad of the Black Pig’) ;

OWEN, JOHN (1854 -1926), bishop ,

OWEN, JOHN (1864 -1953), minister (Presb. C.W.) and author ;

OWEN, JOHN DYFNALLT (‘Dyfnallt ’;1873 -1956),minister (Congl.), poet, writer, journalist and Archdruid of Wales ;

OWEN, JOHN JONES (1876 -1947), musician ;

OWEN, LEONARD (1890 -1965),administrator in India, treasurer of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion ;

OWEN, LEWIS (‘ Baron Owen ’; d.1555), judge ;

OWEN, LEWIS (1572 -1629?), anti-Romanist propagandist ;

OWEN, MARGARET (‘Peggy ’;1742 -1816),

OWEN, MARY ( DWB , 716).

OWEN, MATTHEW (1631 -1679), poet , of Llangar, inEdeirnion, Mer.

OWEN, MORFYDD LLWYN (1891 -1918),composer, singer, and pianist ;

OWEN, MORGAN (1585? -1645), bishop ;

OWEN, MORRIS BRYNLLWYN (1875 -1949),minister (B), college professor, church historian ;

OWEN, NICHOLAS (1752 -1811), cleric and antiquary ;

OWEN, OWEN (1806 -1874 ) divine and physician ;

OWEN, OWEN (1850 -1920), first chief inspector of the Central Welsh Board for Intermediate Education in Wales ;

OWEN, OWEN GRIFFITH (Alafon ;1847 -1916), Calvinistic Methodist minister and poet ;

OWEN, OWEN JOHN (‘ John Owen y Fenni ’;1867 -1960),printer and publisher, choir conductor and eisteddfod compère ;

OWEN, RICHARD ( fl. 1552),

OWEN, RICHARD (1839 -1887),revivalist, Calvinistic Methodist minister ;

OWEN, RICHARD GRIFFITH (Pencerdd Llyfnwy; 1869 -1930), musician ;

OWEN, RICHARD JONES (Glaslyn,1831 -1909), more commonly called Richard Owen , poet and prose-writer ;

OWEN, RICHARD MORGAN (1877 -1932), Wales and Swansea Rugby scrummage halfback ;

OWEN, ROBERT (d.1685), Quaker ,

OWEN, ROBERT (1771 -1858), Utopian Socialist ;

OWEN, ROBERT (Eryron Gwyllt Walia ;1803 -1870),Calvinistic Methodist minister, and poet ;

OWEN, ROBERT (1820 -1902), cleric and author ;

OWEN, ROBERT (1834 -1899),Calvinistic Methodist minister, and author ;

OWEN, ROBERT (1858 -1885), schoolmaster and poet ;

OWEN, ROBERT ( BOB OWEN , Croesor ;1885 -1962),historian, bookworm and genealogist ;

OWEN, ROBERT LLUGWY (1836 -1906),Calvinistic Methodist minister, author, and schoolmaster .

OWENS, JOHNNY RICHARD ( JOHNNY OWEN ) (1956 -1980), boxer .

OWENS, OWEN (1792 -1862),Independent minister, and schoolmaster ;

OWENS, OWEN (1794 -1838), leader of the ‘Little Wesleyan’ movement .

OWEN, THOMAS (1748 -1812), cleric and translator ;

OWEN, THOMAS ELLIS (1764 -1814), cleric ;

OWEN, WILLIAM ( fl. c. 1486-1574 ), lawyer ;

OWEN, WILLIAM (‘Gwilym Alaw ’; DWB , 723).

OWEN, WILLIAM (1750 -1830 ; DWB , 723).

OWEN, WILLIAM (1785 -1864), antiquary ;

OWEN, WILLIAM (Gwilym Ddu Glan Hafren; 1788 -1838), schoolmaster and musician ;

OWEN, WILLIAM (Philotheoros ;1789 -1841 );Baptist preacher, schoolmaster, and almanacmaker ;

OWEN, WILLIAM (‘ William Owen of Prysgol,’1813 -1893), musician ;

OWEN, WILLIAM (1830 -1865), musician ;

OWEN, WILLIAM (‘Gwilym Meudwy’, or ‘Gwilym Glan Llwchwr ’;1841 -1902), rhymester and tramp ;

OWEN, WILLIAM DAVID (1874 -1925), lawyer and journalist ;

OWEN, WILLIAM HUGH (1886 -1957), civil servant ;

OWEN, WILLIAM RICHARD (1906 -1982), pioneer of Welsh broadcasting .