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  • DAVIES, GETHIN (1846 - 1896), Baptist minister and college principal Born at Aberdulais, Glamorganshire, 18 September 1846, son of Joseph and Catherine Davies. When he was still a child his parents moved to Landore, where his father became a forge manager at the Landore tinplate works. He was educated at the Havod British school and there served a five years apprenticeship as pupil teacher. In 1864 he entered the Graig House Academy, Swansea, then conducted by G
  • DAVIES, GLYNNE GERALLT (1916 - 1968), minister (Congl.) and poet William John Roberts, Gwilym Cowlyd, a work which was published by his widow under the title Gwilym Cowlyd 1828-1904 (1976). He married Freda Vaughan Davies, Maesneuadd, Pontrobert and they had a son and a daughter. He died at his home in Colwyn Bay, 13 June 1968, and was buried in Bron-y-nant cemetery, Colwyn Bay.
  • DAVIES, GRACE GWYNEDDON (1878 - 1944), singer and folk-song collector Grace Elizabeth Roberts was born on 26 November 1878 at 'Larkfield' in Anfield, Liverpool, the eldest daughter of Lewis Roberts, a timber merchant, and his wife Anne (Annie, née Williams). Her father was born in Liverpool but his roots were in Anglesey, and her mother hailed from Llannerch-y-medd. Grace showed early aptitude for music. She studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London, gaining
  • DAVIES, GWILYM PRYS (1923 - 2017), lawyer, politician and language campaigner Gwilym Prys Davies was born on 8 December 1923 in Oswestry, Shropshire, the son of William Davies (1874-1949) and his wife Mary Matilda (née Roberts (1888-1974). His parents had moved from Llanegryn in Merionethshire in 1921 to run a guest house in Oswestry. He had one sister, Mairwen (1922-2004). The family moved back to Llanegryn when Gwilym was five, and he was brought up in Pen-y-Banc, a
  • DAVIES, HENRY (1696? - 1766), Independent minister amusing stories of his warm but good-humoured theological disputations with the colliers. Styling himself ' Ieuan ap Dewi,' he wrote much on theology to Seren Gomer, published a book Rhifedi ac Undod Duw (Cardiff, 1846), and started in 1827 a serial Family Doctor, which fell flat. He died 22 October 1850 (Enw. F.). His wife, CATHERINE NAUNTON, was a daughter of David Naunton (1777 - 1849), Baptist
  • DAVIES, HOWEL (c. 1716 - 1770), Methodist cleric Abercowin, but in 1741 moved to Llys-y-frân, Pembrokeshire, where, for a short time, he worked in a similar capacity. In 1744 he married Catherine Poyer, a wealthy heiress, and went to live at Parke near Whitland. When she died he married Elizabeth White and went to live at her home at Prendergast. His only daughter, Margaret, married Nathaniel Rowland, the revivalist's son. Howel Davies died 13 January
  • DAVIES, JAMES KITCHENER (1902 - 1952), poet, dramatist and nationalist the image and life of a preacher. It was as one of the advocates of Plaid Cymru that he came into prominence. He was a masterly and influential speaker, with the gift to arouse people. He canvassed and held open-air meetings (often in the company of the inspired Morris Williams, and his wife Kate (Roberts), who lived for a while in the same street). He stood as a candidate for the county council
  • DAVIES, JENNIE EIRIAN (1925 - 1982), journalist this competition the public were asked to choose from a list of names and three were shortlisted, Mrs Tegryn Davies (Aber-porth), Mrs Jennie Eirian Davies (Mold) and Dr Kate Roberts (Denbigh). The audience at the Eisteddfod decided that Jennie Eirian was the worthy winner. Jennie was responsible for a radio and television column in Y Cymro newspaper between 1976-8 where she voiced her concerns on the
  • DAVIES, JOHN (1781 - 1848) Fronheulog,, one of the most prominent lay leaders of Calvinistic Methodism in his day , Rhydlydan; the bridesmaid was Sally Jones, afterwards Mrs. Thomas Charles. He died 6 August 1828. John Davies (christened 23 October 1781) succeeded to much of his father's wealth and also to his leadership in his connexion; but unlike his father he clung to the conservative theology of John Elias, and was his leading lay supporter - so much so that the irate Michael Roberts (1780 - 1849), of Pwllheli
  • DAVIES, JOHN (Siôn Gymro; 1804 - 1884), Independent minister, linguist, and commentator 1819 at Neuadd-lwyd school, and in 1822 was received into the Independent Academy at Newtown. Here his teacher was Edward Davies (1796 - 1857), while among his fellow-pupils were Samuel Roberts and David Rees (1801 - 1869) of Llanelly. Here, too, he was given the opportunity of mastering the elements of Hebrew, Aramaic, and Syriac, as well as of improving his knowledge of Latin, Greek, and divinity
  • DAVIES, JOHN (d. 1694) Nannau,, 'family bard' Said to have been born at Pandy, Llanuwchllyn, and to have lived for a while at Tyn-y-ffridd. Mr. Evan Roberts, of Llandderfel, suggests (Y Seren, Bala, 29 November 1950) that he was the composer of the air formerly known as ' Dafydd y Garreg Las ' and now known as ' Pant corlan yr ŵyn '; if so, then he may have been a harpist also. John Davies is of some importance as one of the last members of
  • DAVIES, JOHN (1803 - 1854), Independent minister , and his additions to the 2nd (1852) edition of the biography of Lewis Rees by John Roberts of Llanbrynmair. But one cannot omit reference to the sermon which he delivered in Ebenezer chapel (Aberdare) on 9 September 1839 to the 'Moral Force Chartists,' and at their own request; it was published in the same year by T. Price (Merthyr Tydfil), and is an interesting exposition of the moderate Radicalism