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  • DAVIES, JOHN (c. 1567 - 1644), one of the greatest of Welsh scholars Born in the parish of Llanferres, Denbighshire, the son of David ap John ap Rees, who is said to have been a weaver, and his wife Elizabeth, daughter of Lewis ap David Lloyd; he had three sisters, Jane, Catherine, and Gwen. Very little is known with certainty about him before he went to Mallwyd. He is said to have spent four years at Jesus College, Oxford, and to have graduated on 16 March 1593/4
  • DAVIES, JOHN HUMPHREYS (1871 - 1926), bibliographer, man of letters, and educationist of Welsh Ballads, 1909-11; and his editions of the Life and Opinions of Robert Roberts, 1923, and the Letters of Goronwy Owen, 1924. His knowledge of Welsh public life during the first quarter of the 20th century was unrivalled, and there were few sides of it which he did not touch and adorn. He was one of the founders of the Calvinistic Methodist Historical Society, to the Journal of which he
  • DAVIES, MARY (Mair Eifion; 1846 - 1882), poet Roberts (Gwilym Eryri, 1844 - 1895) and published after her death. She died, unmarried, 8 October 1882 and was buried at Soar, Talsarnau.
  • DAVIES, MATTHEW WILLIAM (1882 - 1947), musician Born at Neath, Glamorganshire, August 1882 the son of Richard and Catherine Davies, Neath Abbey. As a child he learnt the Tonic Sol-fa, securing the A.C. certificate at the age of 12, and matriculating at 15. In 1890 he attended a course in London under Dr. David Evans (1874 - 1948) and when the latter was appointed to the chair of music at the university college at Cardiff, his pupil aged 20 won
  • DAVIES, OWEN (1840 - 1929), Baptist minister the Welsh Baptist Union, and chairman in 1888. [See article on John Rufus Williams, which indicates that he would have been co-secretary of the Welsh Baptist Union, since John Rufus Williams also held the post from its foundation.] For a period he edited Yr Athraw, and he was editor of Y Greal from 1871 to 1918. He married, 1872, Sarah Jane, daughter of Owen and Catherine Ellis, of Bryn y Pin
  • DAVIES, RICHARD (Mynyddog; 1833 - 1877), poet, singer, and eisteddfod conductor Born at Dôl Lydan, Llanbrynmair, Montgomeryshire, 10 January 1833. His father, Daniel Davies, was deacon and precentor in the Old Chapel, while his mother, Jane, belonged to a bookish family. He was christened by John Roberts (1767 - 1834). When he was 2 years of age his parents moved to Fron in the same parish. He was educated at the Old Chapel school kept by the younger John Roberts (J.R., 1804
  • DAVIES, ROBERT (Asaph Llechid; 1834 - 1858), musician Born 29 June 1834 at Carneddi near Bethesda, Caernarfonshire, son of David Roberts. He delighted in music while still a child and made up his mind to master the art. Robert Moses, the instructor of the Carneddi Choral Society, gave him his first lessons, and Eos Llechid (O. H. Davies) taught him harmony and composition, in which he made such good progress that by the time he was 16 he had already
  • DAVIES, STEPHEN (1790 - 1858), poet Of Dyserth, also known as 'Stephan'; born at Prestatyn, Flintshire, 8 November 1790. His parents moved to Dyserth while he was still young. In 1822 he married Catherine Price, of Moelfra, near Abergele; she died in 1835, and his elegy on her death is a pathetic and moving composition. His poetry, much of which was published in Welsh magazines, is of a high standard, and he was a successful
  • DAVIES, THOMAS ESSILE (Dewi Wyn o Essyllt; 1820 - 1891), poet and editor church, the bride being Jane, daughter of Edward and Catherine Mathews of Dinas Powis and reputedly the cousin of Edward Matthews ('Matthews of Ewenny'). In the marriage certificate, Thomas David (whose father's name is again given as 'William') describes himself as a miller. When their son Edward was christened they gave their address as 'Three Horse Shoes.' According to the obituary notices the
  • DAVIES, WILLIAM (1874 - 1949), local historian . He contributed much to Cymru, Yr Haul, Lleufer, Y Ford Gron, Heddiw, Y Dysgedydd, and Bathafarn. He also helped J. Bodfan Anwyl in the preparation of the fifth edition of Spurrell's dictionary. His chief work was Hanes plwyf Llanegryn, published in 1948. He married Mary Matilda Roberts (1888-1974), and they had one daughter, Mairwen (1922-2004), and one son, Gwilym Prys Davies (1923-2017).
  • DAVIES-COOKE family Gwysaney, Llannerch, Gwysaney, Griffith ap Howel, fifth in descent from Elstan Glodrydd. The patronymic Davies was first assumed by JOHN AP DAVID, who married Jane, widow of Richard Mostyn and daughter of Thomas Salisbury, of Leadbroke, Flintshire. They had three children - two sons, Robert and John, and a daughter, Catherine, who married Edward Morgan of Golden Grove, Flintshire. ROBERT DAVIES (?- 1600), who succeeded to the family
  • DAVIS family, coalowners , the later dean H. T. Edwards, and the second, Catherine, married Sir Francis Edwards. LEWIS DAVIS (1829 - 1888) was intended for the law, but (as has been said) was soon drawn into his father's concerns. In 1867 he settled down at Ferndale. He was a deeply religious man, and a pillar of Wesleyanism at Ferndale and at Cardiff - see his biography, A Noble Life, by David Young. With his brother, and