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RANDLES , ELIZABETH ( 1801? - 1829 ), harpist and pianist ;

b. 24 May 1801 , the daughter of Edward Randles (q.v.) , Wrexham . While very young she became prominent by reason of her ability to play the harp and the piano . She went on a concert tour through parts of England ; she also played, with her father, before George III and queen Charlotte . She and two sisters moved to Liverpool , and it was there that she died in June 1829 .


  • R. Griffith , Llyfr Cerdd Dannau (1913) ;
  • Eminent Welshmen: a short biographical dictionary of Welshmen ... from the earliest times to the present (1908) ;
  • Bye–Gones, relating to Wales and the Border Counties , 1878 ;
  • Wrexham parish registers.


Robert David Griffith, M.A., (1877-1958), Old Colwyn

Published date: 1959