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  • BARNWELL, EDWARD LOWRY (1813 - 1887), antiquary and schoolmaster , October 1887, also in Williams, Llyfryddiaeth Sir Ddinbych, part 3). After retiring from Ruthin in 1865, he lived at Melksham House, Wiltshire, where he died 9 August 1887; he was married, and had a son and a daughter.
  • BARRETT, WILLIAM LEWIS (1847 - 1927), flautist Rockstro and was appointed (1868) flautist to the Italian Opera, Lutz. For twelve years he played under the conductorship of Sir Michael Costa in the performances of the Sacred Harmonic Society. He was with the Carl Rosa Company for seven years and took part in performances by the Philharmonic Society and the ‘Bach Choir.’ He was chief flautist at the musical festivals of ‘The Three Choirs’ in Birmingham
  • BARRINGTON, DAINES (1727 - 1800), lawyer, antiquary, and naturalist , dean of S. Asaph. A younger brother, SHUTE BARRINGTON, was bishop of Llandaff from 1769 until 1782. Daines Barrington's varied publications are noted in the D.N.B. article. It was Barrington who first published Sir John Wynn's History of the Gwydir Family. This appeared, as an octavo, in London, in 1770, being followed in 1781 by a version, in quarto, included in Miscellanies by the Honourable Daines
  • BARSTOW, Sir GEORGE LEWIS (1874 - 1966), civil servant, president of University College Swansea Born 20 May 1874 in India, the son of Henry Clements Barstow, a civil servant, and Cecilia Clementina Baillie. The Barstows were long-established and prominent merchants in York. Following his marriage to the only daughter of Sir Alfred Tristram Lawrence, 1st Baron Trevethin, George Barstow established a home near Builth and a connection with Wales. Barstow graduated from Emmanuel College
  • BAYLY, LEWIS (d. 1631), bishop and devotional writer belied the Practice of Piety as bishop by taking unto himself an inordinate number of livings ‘in commendam’ and by promoting both his son John and his son-in-law Dr. William Hill from one good benefice to another, and that within short periods of time. At first he boldly challenged the power of Sir John Wynn of Gwydir, the most powerful layman in his diocese, especially over leases of Church lands
  • BEAUMONT, Lieutenant-Colonel the Hon. RALPH EDWARD BLACKETT (1901 - 1977), Member of Parliament and public figure Born at 33 Belgrave Square, London, on 12 February 1901, the fifth child and second son of Wentworth Canning Blackett Beaumont, from 1907 2nd Baron Allendale and from 1911 1st Viscount Allendale, and Lady Alexandrina Louisa Maud Vane-Tempest, daughter of the 5th Marquess of Londonderry. His maternal grandmother, the 5th Marchioness of Londonderry, was the daughter of Sir John Edwards of
  • BEBB, WILLIAM AMBROSE (1894 - 1955), historian, prose writer and politician weeks for Paris, where he attended the lectures of Prof. Joseph Loth at the Collège de France and acted as Assistant in Welsh to Joseph Vendryes. He worked in Paris until 1925, when he was appointed tutor at the Normal College, Bangor, where he remained for the rest of his life, teaching Welsh, History and Scripture Knowledge at various times. Ambrose Bebb published six books on the history of Wales
  • BEDLOE, WILLIAM (1650 - 1680), adventurer and Popish Plot informer of Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey. He gave evidence against over a dozen priests, and even accused the queen, Catherine of Braganza, of plotting to murder the king. He died at Bristol, 20 August 1680. A contemporary considered him much superior to Oates in imagination and fluency of speech, and hardly inferior to him as a liar and a perjurer.
  • BEDO BRWYNLLYS (c. 1460), a Brecknock poet Brwynllys or ‘Bronllys’ is near Talgarth. His extant work comprises much love poetry of the type which is characteristic of the followers of Dafydd ap Gwilym, together with a smaller number of religious and eulogistic poems including an elegy upon Sir Richard Herbert of Coldbrook, 1469. There are also flyting poems between him and Ieuan Deulwyn and Hywel Dafi. He is said to have been buried at
  • BELL, ERNEST DAVID (1915 - 1959), artist and poet Born 4 June 1915, son of Sir Harold Idris Bell 1879 - 1967) and Mabel Winifred (née Ayling). He received his education at a private school at Crouch End, London, and Merchant Taylors' School, where he was taught the classics and was given some instruction in art. He spent four years at the Royal College of Art, and gained the diploma. He joined the Egypt Exploration Society's expedition to the
  • BELL, Sir HAROLD IDRIS (1879 - 1967), scholar and translator
  • BELLEROCHE, ALBERT de (1864 - 1944), painter and lithographer Born 1864 at Swansea and brought up by his stepfather, W.H.V. Millbank. Sir Frank Brangwyn, his friend and staunch admirer of his work, bought for Brussels Museum the artist's ‘The Fortune Teller’. Belleroche presented to the National Museum of Wales a collection of his works, including a full-length portrait of his mother. He devised a method of detecting forged watermarks in 1915. He died 14