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  • CHARLES, EDWARD (Siamas Gwynedd; 1757 - 1828), writer attacked it (though without specifically naming it) in the Cylchgrawn edited by Morgan John Rhys, and in 1797 he published a pamphlet, Epistolau Cymraeg at y Cymry, against it. Several of his friends, in London and in Wales, disapproved of this work, and in 1806 there appeared Amddiffyniad i'r Methodistiaid, by Thomas Roberts of Llwyn'rhudol, under the pseudonym Arvonius. Charles was a lively and bitter
  • CHARLES, GEOFFREY (1909 - 2002), photographer daughter. These pictures appeared on 23rd January 1937. Later he was to team up with a promising young reporter named John Roberts Williams to photograph stories for Y Cymro. The two had first been introduced by a mutual acquaintance at Pwllheli football field in 1938. Geoff regarded John Roberts Williams as the man who made him realise and value his Welsh heritage. John Roberts Williams was best man at
  • CLOUGH family Plas Clough, Glan-y-wern, Bathafarn, Hafodunos, son-in-law Richard Butler Clough (whose wife Catherine inspired the dedication of Old Colwyn church, near the family seat of Plas Min-y-don) to found at Denbigh (c. 1794) one of the pioneer banks of North Wales. Its failure during the slump of 1814 involved the sale of other industrial properties in which the partners had invested, and the payment in full of the creditors (1822) meant a heavy drain
  • CLOUGH, Sir RICHARD (d. 1570), merchant, and (for a period) 'factor' for Sir Thomas Gresham in Antwerp Berain, Denbighshire; he was Katherine's second husband. Of this marriage there were two daughters, among their descendants being Hester Lynch Salusbury and Sir Robert Salusbury (died 1818), baronet, of Cotton Hall, Denbighshire, and Llan-wern, Monmouthshire. (Clough had, by Catherine Muldert of Antwerp, a son named Richard, from whom were descended the Cloughs described in the article on that family
  • COBDEN, CATHERINE ANNE - see WILLIAMS, HUGH
  • COTTON, JAMES HENRY (1780 - 1862), dean of Bangor cathedral and educationist Born 10 February 1780, second son of George Cotton, dean of Chester, and Catherine, daughter of James Tomkinson of Dorfold Hall, Nantwich. Educated at Rugby school and Trinity College, Cambridge (matric, 1797, LL.B. 1804), he was ordained in 1803, became curate of Stoke, 1803, Thornton, Chester, 1806; rector of Derwen, Denbighshire, 1809, junior vicar of Bangor, Caernarfonshire (by exchange), and
  • CRADOC, WALTER (1610? - 1659), Puritan theologian Llangwm, Monmouth. He died 24 December 1659 and was buried in the chancel of Llangwm church. His will was dated 9 December 1659 and was proved 28 November 1661 by Richard Creed. His wife was Catherine Langford, daughter of Richard and Elizabeth Langford of Trefalun, Wrexham (see the article on that family), and he had two daughters, Eunice and Lois - the latter the wife of Richard Creed. Cradoc was best
  • DAFYDD LLWYD (d. 1619) HENBLAS,, poet and scholar according to Dwnn). Noted for his scholarship, he is said to have known eight languages. A number of his poems, all in strict metre, have been preserved in manuscript. They include an elegy to his wife, Catherine, and three englynion to one of his sons. ' Sir ' Huw Roberts and Richard Cynwal composed elegies upon his death.
  • DAFYDD NANMOR (fl. 15th century), poet France. As the fighting in France ceased in 1453, Thomas Roberts maintains that the departure of Dafydd Nanmor from North Wales must be assigned to some time before that year, and he regards the poems to Gwen o'r Ddôl as the bard's earliest compositions (The Poetical Works of Dafydd Nanmor, xvii-xix). The bard received patronage in South Wales, in the homes of Rhys ap Meredudd of Tywyn, near the mouth
  • DALTON, EDWARD HUGH JOHN NEALE (BARON DALTON), (1887 - 1962), economist and politician Born at Neath, Glamorganshire, the son of Canon John Neale and Catherine Alicia Dalton, on 26 August 1887. His father had been tutor to King George V when Prince of Wales and he was a Canon of St. George's Chapel, Windsor from 1885 until his death in 1931. His mother was the daughter of Charles Evans-Thomas of Gnoll House, Neath. Hugh Dalton was educated at Summer Fields, Oxford, and Eton before
  • DANIEL, DAVID ROBERT (1859 - 1931), publicist Born at Ty'n-y-bryn, Llandderfel, 6 May 1859, son of Robert Daniel and Jane, daughter of Robert Roberts. He was educated at the grammar school and the Independent College, Bala, and, after a visit to America, became in 1887 assistant organizer in North Wales for the United Kingdom Alliance. In 1896 he was appointed secretary of the North Wales Quarry-men's Union, and served for a period from 1889
  • DANIEL, WILLIAM RAYMOND (1928 - 1997), association football player , Prince's Road, close to the bowling club where he was a popular social member. Daniel married Lillian Joyce Roberts (born 1927, Cwmbwrla, Swansea) at Tabernacle English Baptist Chapel, Waun Wen, Swansea in July 1951. They subsequently had one daughter Karen Joyce Daniel (born 1954 Sunderland) who became a journalist with South Wales Evening Post and Daily Mirror, before moving into healthcare management