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Davies, Sir Alfred Thomas (1861–1949), solicitor and civil servant, was born on 11 March 1861 at Oak Lane, West Derby, Lancashire, the son of William Davies, a master linen draper, and his wife, Ann Thomas. He was educated at Waterloo high school, Liverpool...

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Davies, David, first Baron Davies (1880–1944), politician and philanthropist, was born on 11 May 1880 at Llwynderw, Llandinam, Montgomeryshire, the only son of Edward Davies (1852–1898) and his wife, Mary (d. 1888), daughter of the Revd Evan Jones of Llandinam. He was educated at ...

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Davies, Gwendoline Elizabeth [Gwen] (1882–1951), philanthropist and patron of the arts, was born on 11 February 1882 at Plas Dinam, Llandinam, Montgomeryshire, the second of the three children of Edward Davies (1852–1898) and his wife, Mary (d. 1888), daughter of the Calvinistic Methodist minister the ...

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Davies, Sir William Llewelyn (1887–1952), librarian, was born at Plas Gwyn schoolhouse, near Pwllheli, on 11 October 1887, the third child and younger son of William Davies and his wife, Jane Evans, both natives of Llanafan, Cardiganshire. His father, formerly the earl of Lisburne's...

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Sir William Llewelyn Davies (1887–1952) by Bassano, 1947 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Elis, Islwyn Ffowc (1924–2004), Welsh-language writer, was born Islwyn Foulkes Ellis on 17 November 1924 at 12 The Beeches, Acton Park, his aunt's home in Wrexham, Denbighshire, the elder son of Edward Ivor Ellis (1887–1964), a tenant farmer of Glynceiriog, Denbighshire, and his wife, ...

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Evans, Evan (1882–1965), coach tour operator and local politician, was born on 8 November 1882 in Glanyrafon, Betws Leucu, Cardiganshire, the eldest of the six surviving children of David Evans, a tenant farmer, and his wife, Elizabeth, née Davies. After leaving Llangeitho school...

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Foster, Sir Idris Llewelyn (1911–1984), Welsh and Celtic scholar, was born on 23 July 1911 at Carneddi, Bethesda, Caernarvonshire, the elder child and elder son of Harold Llewelyn Foster, of Bethesda, and his wife, Anne Jane Roberts, both shopkeepers. He was educated at ...

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George, Lady Megan Arfon Lloyd (1902–1966), politician, was born in Cricieth, Caernarvonshire, on 22 April 1902, the third daughter and youngest of the five children of David Lloyd George (1863–1945) and his wife, Margaret Owen (1866–1941). Her early years were overshadowed by her father, who entered the Liberal government in 1905 and finally became prime minister in December 1916. ...