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1 - 12 of 1635 for "jenkin jones"

1 - 12 of 1635 for "jenkin jones"

  • 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
  • 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 DAVIES, DAVID (1873 - 1951), business man and philanthropist Born 13 April 1873 at Hafod Peris, Llanrhystud, Cardiganshire, youngest son of Jenkin Davies, master mariner, and Anne (née Alban) his wife. On leaving the local school at the age of 14 he worked on his uncle's farm at Hafod Peris, since the family had fallen on hard times. As his brothers had been sent to Llandovery College, he saved his earnings to enter Owen's School at Oswestry when he was 18
  • ALBAN DAVIES, JENKIN (1901 - 1968), business man and philanthropist
  • 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
  • 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
  • AP GWYNN, ARTHUR (1902 - 1987), librarian and the third librarian of the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth Arthur ap Gwynn, born 4 November 1902, was the second of the three children of Thomas Gwynn Jones, the distinguished poet, and Margaret Jane Jones; Eluned was the eldest and Llywelyn the youngest. Arthur ap Gwynn was born in Caernarfon when his father was working on the papers, Yr Herald Cymraeg, Papur Pawb and the Carnarvon & Denbigh Herald. The family moved to Denbigh in 1906, Mold in 1907 and