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  • ABEL, SIÔN (fl. 18th century), Montgomeryshire ballad-writer Humphrey Jones of Castle Caereinion (born 1719), which contains, together with other matter, a number of songs by poets of the Meifod and Caereinion districts. The song already mentioned bears the title ‘A Christmas Carol, 1783, o waith fy hen feistr,’ and it is followed by the note: ‘Yr hen Siôn Abel a'i canodd’ (‘by old Siôn Abel’). It may be presumed that Siôn Abel, the master, did not dwell far from
  • ABRAHAM, WILLIAM (Mabon; 1842 - 1922), M.P. and first president of the South Wales Miners’ Federation Born 14 June 1842, at Cwmafan, fourth son of Thomas and Mary Abraham, he was educated at Cwmafan National School, became a tinplater and then a miner, commencing as a ‘door boy.’ In 1870 he was elected a miners’ agent and played a prominent part in the struggle which led to the agreement for drawing up a sliding scale of wages in the coalfields in relation to prices and profits in December 1875
  • ADAMS, ROGER (d. 1741), bookseller and printer at Chester and Display of Herauldry. His widow, ELIZABETH ADAMS, who printed D. Jones, Cydymaith Diddan, in 1766, also printed a large number of ballads, particularly in 1752 and 1753.
  • ADDA FRAS (1240? - 1320?), poet and writer of prophecies According to John Davies and Thomas Stephens, he flourished about 1240. He is referred to in Peniarth MS. 94 (26) and Llanstephan MS. 119 (82), as living about 1038, and contemporary with Goronwy Ddu o Fôn. But in G. P. Jones, Anglesey Court Rolls, 1346, 37, 39, mention is made of ‘the son of Adda Fras’ and ‘the suit of Goronwy Ddu, attorney for the community of the township of Porthgir.’ In
  • ADDA JONES - see EVANS, JOHN
  • ALBAN, Sir FREDERICK JOHN (1882 - 1965), chartered accountant and administrator the gold medal of the Society of Incorporated Accountants and Auditors. He was also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. For two years he was accountant to the United Water Board of Pontypridd and Rhondda, when he came to the notice of Thomas Jones (1870 - 1955) who saw in him the making of a deputy accountant for the Welsh National Insurance Commission, a post which he held from 1912
  • ALICE verch Griffith ap Ieuan ap Llywelyn Fychan (fl. 1540-1570), a poetess ), registrar of S. Asaph, Thomas Lloyd of Vaynol (died 1602), William Lloyd, M.A., rector of Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant and Llanfechain, 1590-1600, and Llanwrin, and canon of S. Asaph cathedral, 1587-1600, and Edward Lloyd (died 1639), proctor of S. Asaph. Little has been preserved of her bardic compositions — englynion on the type of husband she desired and on her views on her father's second marriage in old
  • ALLCHURCH, IVOR JOHN (1929 - 1997), footballer finals, before bowing out to eventual winners Brazil. He married Esme Thomas from Swansea on 13 June 1953. They had two sons, John Stephen Allchurch (born 1954) and David Ivor Allchurch (born 1961). Allchurch made a total of 782 Football League club appearances (including all cup competitions), scoring a remarkable 284 times. He played for his native Swansea Town from 1947 until 1958, making a total of
  • ALLGOOD family Pontypool, Usk came over from Usk. The establishment in Lower Crane Street (formerly Japan Street) combined the sale of japan-work with ironmongery and chandlery. Mary I died 21 August 1822; with her the story of Pontypool japanning practically ends, for her son WILLIAM ALLGOOD II became a grocer and emigrated to America. Mary II married Thomas Jones, a medical man. To turn to the Usk japannery, established by
  • AMBROSE, WILLIAM (Emrys; 1813 - 1873), Independent minister, poet, and littérateur Ambrose Lloyd). Emrys's father was one of the earliest members of the Baptist congregation at Bangor. His mother was at one time a member of Ebenezer under Dr. Arthur Jones, but left with others to found another church, Bethel (1843-55); she died in 1853. The family lived in the Penrhyn Arms Inn (which later became the first home of the University College of North Wales) from 1813 until 1823, and it was
  • ANTHONY, WILLIAM TREVOR (1912 - 1984), singer Trevor Anthony was born on 28 October 1912 in Tŷ-croes, near Ammanford, the eldest son of David John Anthony and his wife Adeline (née Lewis). After leaving school he worked underground while receiving singing tuition from Gwilym R. Jones. He came to prominence when, at the age of only 21, he won the bass solo competition at the Neath National Eisteddfod of 1934, and was encouraged by one of the
  • ANWYL, LEWIS (1705? - 1776), cleric and author Abraham … Argraphwyd yn y Mwythig, gan R. Lathrop, Tros Dafydd Jones, 1740; (b) Myfyrdodau Wythnosawl …; (c) Cyngor yr Athraw i Rieni …; (b) and (c) are bound with (a); (d) Cristianowgrwydd Catholig, neu Draethawd bŷrr tuagat Leihau gwrth ddadlau Ymhlith Cristianogion … yn enwedig ymhlith y plwyfolion hynny, lle y mae'r Methodistiaid neu Hoffwyr Crefydd y Goleuni newydd yn cael cynhwysiad … Wedi ei