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  • ANWYL family Park, Llanfrothen The Anwyl s of Park, Llanfrothen, Meironnydd, derived from Robert ap Morris of Park (died 1576), fourth son of Morris ap John ap Meredydd of Rhiwaedog, whose exploits are recorded in the The history of the Gwydir family by Sir John Wynn. The younger sons of Robert ap Morris took the surname Roberts: John, of Vanner, being father of David, rector of Llanbedrog, chaplain to the earl of Warwick
  • AP GWYNN, ARTHUR (1902 - 1987), librarian and the third librarian of the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth folklore since the book appeared in 1930. Nothing gave him greater pleasure than the publication of the Cofiant to his father in 1973 by David Jenkins and the bibliography Llyfryddiaeth Thomas Gwynn Jones edited by D. Hywel Roberts in 1981. He had contributed 550 items to the latter. Tall and erect in bearing, determined in step with a slight shadow of a smile over his moustache, he was a man of strong
  • ARMSTRONG-JONES, Sir ROBERT (1857 - 1943), physician and alienist council and vice-president of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion. He married in 1893, Margaret Elizabeth (died May 1943), elder daughter of Sir Owen Roberts, London, and Plas Dinas, Caernarfon, and they had one son (Ronald Owen Lloyd Armstrong-Jones whose son, Lord Snowdon, married Princess Margaret, sister of Queen Elizabeth II), and two daughters. He died 31 January 1943.
  • AUBREY, WILLIAM (c. 1529 - 1595), civil lawyer , captain-general of queen Mary's expeditionary force to France, took Aubrey with him as Judge Advocate (1557), as a member of archbishop Parker's commission which declared the illegality of Lady Catherine Grey's marriage with Hertford (1552) - a case involving the succession to the throne - and in the petitions and legal questions referred to him as Master of Requests (1590-5) by Burghley and the Privy
  • BARHAM family Trecŵn, Trecŵn, he was M.P. for Stockbridge for about fifty years. On his death in 1832 he was succeeded by his eldest son JOHN FOSTER -BARHAM, M.P. for Stockbridge and afterwards for Kendal, who, in 1834, married lady Catherine Grimstone, daughter of the earl of Verulam, but died without issue in 1838. He was succeeded by his brother (the third son), the Rev. CHARLES HENRY FOSTER -BARHAM of Trecŵn (1808
  • BEBB, WILLIAM AMBROSE (1894 - 1955), historian, prose writer and politician scene or the expression of some important principle which he wished to impress upon the reader's mind. Bebb translated two works from French : Geiriau credadun (1923), Lamennais's Paroles d'un croyant, and Mudandod y môr (1944), Le Silence de la mer, by ' Vercors ', a story of occupied France during World War II. He married Eluned Pierce Roberts of Llangadfan, Montgomeryshire, in 1931, and they had
  • BEDLOE, WILLIAM (1650 - 1680), adventurer and Popish Plot informer of Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey. He gave evidence against over a dozen priests, and even accused the queen, Catherine of Braganza, of plotting to murder the king. He died at Bristol, 20 August 1680. A contemporary considered him much superior to Oates in imagination and fluency of speech, and hardly inferior to him as a liar and a perjurer.
  • BELL, Sir HAROLD IDRIS (1879 - 1967), scholar and translator (1929), translated by Olwen Roberts, the wife of J.E. Jones. In 1954 he published The Crisis of our Time and other papers, consisting of essays on the state of society, Welsh nationalism, the attitude of the Church in Wales towards Welsh culture, and his own religious experience as a convert from agnosticism to the Christian faith. Bell was a man of great charm and courtesy, who retained his natural
  • BERRY, ROBERT GRIFFITH (1869 - 1945), minister (Congl.) and writer Born 20 May 1869 in Llanrwst, Caernarfonshire son of John and Margaret (née Williams) Berry, the father originally from Penmachno and the mother from Llannerch-y-medd. He received his education in the local British, national, and grammar schools at Llanrwst. He was received into membership of Tabernacl (Congl.) church under the pastorate of Thomas Roberts. He proceeded with a scholarship to
  • BEVAN, THOMAS (Caradawc, Caradawc y Fenni; 1802 - 1882), antiquary contributions to Seren Gomer of Thomas Price (Carnhuanawc) and David Owen (Brutus) in their discussion on the poverty of the Welsh language and literature (1824). He married Catherine Anthony, daughter of Benjamin Anthony, Llanwenarth, 17 July 1826, and joined his father-in-law as a carrier by canal and waggon. He was appointed secretary of the Abergavenny Cymreigyddion Society in 1833. He resigned his office
  • BOOTH, FLORENCE ELEANOR (1861 - 1957), Salvationist and social reformer and had an ambition to follow her father into medicine, but her mother died when she was only nine years old and she was sent to live with two aunts in London until her father's remarriage. She had just passed her final school examination when she attended a meeting of the Salvation Army with her aunts in Whitechapel as a sightseer. Here she heard Catherine Booth speak and made the decision to
  • BRAZELL, DAVID (1875 - 1959), singer Cornish air, a song that became a great favourite of the singer Peter Dawson. He married in 1938 Catherine Hughes, headmistress of Coleshill school, Llanelli. He died in Bryntirion Hospital, Llanelli, 28 December 1959 and was cremated at Morriston.