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1 - 12 of 112 for "Eirene White"

  • WHITE, EIRENE LLOYD (Baroness White), (1909 - 1999), politician National Executive Committee of the Labour Party, she persuaded the party conference in 1947 to vote, by a large majority, for equal pay for women in the public sector. Flintshire was divided into two constituencies at the 1950 general election: Flintshire East and Flintshire West. With the assistance of Huw T. Edwards, a friend of Thomas Jones, Eirene White obtained the nomination for Flintshire East
  • JONES, THOMAS (1870 - 1955), university professor, civil servant, administrator, author (1928), St Andrews (1947) and Birmingham (1950). He was awarded the medal of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion in 1944. He married Eirene Theodora Lloyd in 1902. There were three children of the marriage, Eirene Lloyd (Baroness White), 1909 - 1999; Tristan Lloyd Jones, 1913 - 1990, Elphin Lloyd Jones, 1916 - 1928. Thomas Jones suffered a serious fall indoors at his home in St. Nicholas-at-Wade
  • DAVIES, WILLIAM ANTHONY (1886 - 1962), journalist eisteddfod supporter and was made an hon. white-robed member of the Gorsedd of Bards in Pwllheli in 1955. He followed the missionary campaigns of Stephen and George Jeffreys in Wales and London. He was baptised in Llanelli and while he lived in London he worshipped at Spurgeon's Tabernacle, and did social work with the Salvation Army. He married (1) Margaret, daughter of William Trefor Davies, minister of
  • JONES, DAVID LEWIS (1945 - 2010), Librarian of the House of Lords Eirene: A Tribute (2001), a warm personal tribute to the Baroness (Eirene) White of Rhymney, with whom for years he had enjoyed a close friendship. He also published the highly acclaimed Nelson and Parliament as a bi-centenary tribute in 2005. During his last years he was working assiduously on a detailed bibliography of the history of parliament which it is hoped will now be published posthumously. He
  • WHITE, JOHN (1590 - 1645), Puritan Born 29 June 1590, the second son of Henry White of Henllan (Hentland) in the parish of Rhoscrowther, Pembrokeshire. He was descended from a family of Tenby merchants, one of whom, Thomas White, is said to have helped Henry Tudor to escape to Brittany in 1471. John White matriculated from Jesus College, Oxford, on 20 November 1607, was admitted to the Inner Temple on 6 November 1610, and called
  • COLEMAN, DONALD RICHARD (1925 - 1991), Labour politician . He famously succeeded in persuading the Labour Prime Minister Harold Wilson to visit Neath in 1968 to hear at first-hand complaints about the closure of two local coal mines. He was a PPS, 1964-70 (including serving as PPS to George Thomas when he was the Secretary of State for Wales, 1968-70, and thus in effect minister of state for Wales; he also served under Eirene White and Cledwyn Hughes), an
  • PRICE, WILLIAM (1597 - 1646), cleric A native of Denbighshire. He matriculated from Christ Church, Oxford, on 16 October 1616, at the age of 19 (M.A. 21 June 1619, B.D. 14 June 1628). On 26 September 1621 he was elected the first reader in moral philosophy in the lecture founded by Thomas White at Oxford; he held this office till 1630. On the death of Thomas White in April 1624, Price delivered his funeral oration which was
  • WHITE, RAWLINS (fl. 1485?-1555), one of the only three Marian martyrs in Wales the others were bishop Robert Ferrar and William Nichol of Haverfordwest, of whom nothing further seems to be known. White, a fisherman (from c. 1535) at Cardiff, is first heard of in the Ministers' Accounts of 1541-2, when he was the tenant of a half-burgage in the street extending from the West Gate as far as the wall of the town in front of ' le slauterhouse in Hom'by ' (= Womanby), i.e. in
  • PRICE-WHITE, DAVID ARCHIBALD PRICE (1906 - 1978), Conservative politician He was born at Bangor on 5 September 1906, the son of Price Ffoulkes White, a Welsh international footballer, and Charlotte Bell. He was educated at Friars School, Bangor, and the University College of North Wales, Bangor. He worked as a solicitor from 1932 until 1956 and was the principal partner within Price White & Co, solicitors of Colwyn Bay. He joined the Territorial Army in 1928, and saw
  • OWEN, DAVID (Dafydd y Garreg Wen; 1711 - 1741), harpist Christened 27 January 1711, son of Owen Humphreys of Ynyscynhaearn, Caernarfonshire, and Gwen (Roberts), Isallt Fawr, Llanfihangel-y-Pennant, Caernarfonshire (See J. E. Griffith, Pedigrees, 353). He attained fame both as harpist and as the reputed composer of the airs called ' Dafydd y Garreg Wen ' ('David of the White Rock'), ' Codiad yr Ehedydd ' ('The rising of the lark'), and ' Difyrrwch gwyr
  • HUGHES, THOMAS ROWLAND (1903 - 1949), poet and novelist in Aberdare, where he remained for two years. He took his M.A. and with a fellowship awarded by his old college he proceeded to Oxford where he obtained the degree of B.Litt. for research on English periodical literature in the 19th century. He was lecturer in English and Welsh at Coleg Harlech, 1930-33. He married, 26 August 1933, Eirene, daughter of Tom Williams, Ogmore Vale, and his wife. In the
  • GOODWIN, GERAINT (1903 - 1941), author to fiction and Welsh subjects, with The Heyday in the Blood (1936), The White Farm, (short stories; 1937), Watch for the Morning (1938), and Come Michaelmas (1939). His stories of Wales and the Border are vivid and earthy. After his return to Wales he lived in Upper Corris and then in Montgomery, where he died 10 October 1941.

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