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  • AMBROSE, WILLIAM (Emrys; 1813 - 1873), Independent minister, poet, and littérateur there that Emrys was born. He was educated first at Friars School and later at Holyhead in the school kept by W. Griffith (1801 - 1881). Some time about 1828 he was apprenticed to a draper in Liverpool, where he became a member of the Tabernacle, Great Crosshall Street, of which John Breese was the minister. In 1834 he moved to London to work in a shop in the Borough Road. He joined the Boro’ church
  • BREESE, CHARLES EDWARD (1867 - 1932), solicitor - see BREESE, EDWARD
  • BREESE, EDWARD (1835 - 1881), antiquary Born at Carmarthen 13 April 1835, son of John Breese, Congregational minister, and Margaret, daughter of David Williams of Saethon in Llŷn. His father's death in 1842 threw him upon the care of his mother's kindred, who were influential in south Caernarvonshire. In particular, his uncle, David Williams of Bron Eryri already far advanced in a prosperous career as lawyer and politician, was able to
  • BREESE, JOHN (1789 - 1842), Independent minister Blue Book), published by John Roberts of Llanbrynmair, advocating the ‘New System.’ The antiquary Edward Breese was his son.
  • DAVIES, EVAN (Eta Delta; 1794 - 1855), Independent minister Born 1794 at Cefn, Llanbrynmair, nephew of Thomas Davies of Llanuwchllyn (minister of the ‘Old Chapel’ there). He was educated at Newtown Academy and began his career as a missioner in the neighbourhood of Bilston. During the absence of its minister, J. Breese, he worked for a year at Tabernacle chapel, Liverpool. He was ordained minister at Llanrwst in 1827, moved to Llannerch-y-medd in 1834
  • DAVIES, JOHN BREESE (1893 - 1940), writer, musician, and a specialist in cerdd dant Born 22 February 1893 at Gwynfryn, Dinas Mawddwy, Meironnydd, son of Thomas Tegwyn Davies, author of Dinas Mawddwy a'i hamgylchoedd (1893). His mother, Elizabeth, was of the Breese family of Llanbryn-mair. He attended Dinas Mawddwy Elementary School and Dolgellau Grammar School until an illness kept him bedridden for five years and left him lame for the rest of his life. During his confinement he
  • DAVIES, THOMAS (TEGWYN; 1851 - 1924), tailor, book-collector and writer Born 11 November 1851, at Ty Gwyn, Abercywarch; his parents were Hugh and Elizabeth Davies. His wife, Elizabeth, was of the Breese family of Llanbryn-mair, and his son John Breese Davies was a specialist in cerdd dant. He was a tailor by trade, and among the houses at which (according to the old-time practice) he worked was the rectory of Llan-ym-Mawddwy in the days of D. Silvan Evans, who
  • GRUFFUDD GRYG (fl. second half of the 14th century), bard , Eifionydd; he refers to Einion's station ‘ar waith ystad’ (‘in matters of state’) and to his silver collar, describing him as being above others in Gwynedd. According to Breese (Kalendars of Gwynedd, 49) Einion was appointed sheriff of Caernarvonshire in 1351 and held the position until 1359; it is reasonable to date the cywydd to that period of years, or shortly afterwards. If it was Gruffudd Gryg who
  • HUGHES, DAVID (1800 - 1849), Independent minister Born in Amlwch, Anglesey, the son of a prosperous farmer. He received a good education locally and he also went to a school in Liverpool. He became a member of Tabernacl chapel, Liverpool under the ministry of John Breese and he started to preach there. He was a student at the Presbyterian College, Carmarthen, 1824-28 and he was ordained minister of Mill Street Chapel, Newport, 1 January 1829
  • JONES, JOHN (Myrddin Fardd; 1836 - 1921), writer, antiquary, and collector of old letters and manuscripts diligent researcher : he examined many parish registers and walked hundreds of miles to hunt out inscriptions on tombstones and in churches. He also visited libraries such as the one at Peniarth in order to copy the manuscripts and chronicles of different localities; many of these copies were made over to principal J. H. Davies of Aberystwyth and to Edward Breese of Portmadoc. Most of his manuscripts and
  • JONES, JOHN EDWARD (Iorwerth Twrog; 1886 - 1934), schoolmaster, poet, and penillion -singer title Swyn y Tannau. The book included settings by J. E. Jones, together with notes by J. Breese Davies and a short biography by the Rev. Evan Roberts. He died in Towyn hospital, Meironnydd, 13 August 1934, and was buried in Maentwrog churchyard.
  • LLOYD family Rhiwaedog, Rhiwedog, LLOYD of Fachddeiliog served in 1738 and WILLIAM LLOYD (of Rhiwaedog again) for 1764-5; the latter died in 1774 without issue and was succeeded by WILLIAM LLOYD DOLBEN (above), son of William Lloyd's sister Susan (Dolben). HUGH LLOYD of Cefnbodig (on the Bala side of the lake) and Chester, sheriff in 1831-2, is described by W. W. E. Wynne (E. Breese, Kalendars of Gwynedd, 83) as ‘lineally descended