Dictionary of Welsh Biography


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ALLCHURCH, IVOR JOHN ( 1929 - 1997 ), footballer

ANTHONY, WILLIAM TREVOR ( 1912 - 1984 ), singer

BATTRICK, GERALD ( 1947 - 1998 ), tennis player

CHARLES, GEOFFREY ( 1909 - 2002 ), photographer

DAVIES, BRYAN MARTIN ( 1933 - 2015 ), teacher and poet

EDWARDS, Sir JOHN GORONWY ( 1891 - 1976 ), historian

ELEANOR DE MONTFORT ( c. 1258 - 1282 ), princess and diplomat

ELLIS, TECWYN ( 1918 - 2012 ), educationalist, scholar and author

GALLIE, MENNA PATRICIA ( 1919 - 1990 ), writer

GRIFFITHS, PHILIP JONES ( 1936 - 2008 ), photographer

GRUFFYDD, ROBERT GERAINT ( 1928 - 2015 ), Welsh scholar

HALL, BENJAMIN Lord Llanover ( 1802 - 1867 ), politician and reformer

HOGGAN [née Morgan], FRANCES ELIZABETH ( 1843 - 1927 ), physician and social reformer

HUGHES, WILLIAM JOHN ( 1894 - 1965 ), actor

HUWS, ALUN ‘SBARDUN’ ( 1948 - 2014 ), musician and composer

JAMES, CARWYN REES ( 1929 - 1983 ), teacher, rugby player and coach

JONES, AUDREY EVELYN ( 1929 - 2014 ), teacher and campaigner for women's rights

JONES, DORA HERBERT ( 1890 - 1974 ), singer and administrator

JONES, ELEN ROGER ( 1908 - 1999 ), actress and teacher

JONES, ENOCH ROWLAND ( 1912 - 1978 ), euphonium player and singer

JONES, FRANCES MÔN ( 1919 - 2000 ), harpist and teacher

JONES, HARRY LONGUEVILLE ( 1806 - 1870 ), archaeologist and educationalist

JONES, MORGAN GLYNDWR (GLYN) ( 1905 - 1995 ), poet, novelist and short story writer

LEWIS, JOHN HUW ( 1931 - 2008 ), printer and publisher

LOVELAND, KENNETH ( 1915 - 1998 ), journalist and music critic

MORGAN, THOMAS JOHN ( 1907 - 1986 ), Welsh scholar and writer

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

OWENS, JOHNNY RICHARD ( 1956 - 1980 ), boxer

PAGET, GEORGE CHARLES HENRY VICTOR 7th Marquess of Anglesey ( 1922 - 2013 ), soldier, historian, conservationist

RECORDE, ROBERT ( c. 1512 - 1558 ), mathematician and physician

RHYS AP TEWDWR ( - 1093 ), king of Deheubarth (1078-1093)

RUSBRIDGE, ROSALIND ( 1915 - 2004 ), teacher and peace campaigner

STEPHENS, THOMAS ( 1821 - 1875 ), historian and social reformer

VALENTINE, LEWIS EDWARD ( 1893 - 1986 ), Baptist minister, author and Welsh nationalist

WARRINGTON, WILLIAM ( 1735 - 1824 ), historian and dramatist

WATKINS, Sir TASKER ( 1918 - 2007 ), barrister and judge

WILLIAMS, GARETH WYN, Baron Williams of Mostyn ( 1941 - 2003 ), lawyer and politician

WILLIAMS, MARY ( 1883 - 1977 ), French scholar

WILLIAMS, WALDO GORONWY ( 1904 - 1971 ), poet and pacifist

WILSON, HERBERT REES ( 1929 - 2008 ), scientist