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Evans, Meredydd (Merȇd) (1919–2015), writer, broadcaster, and political activist, was born on 9 December 1919 at Top Pentre, Llanegryn, Merioneth, the youngest of eleven children of Richard Evans, motor driver, later quarryman, and his wife Charlotte, née Pugh. His Christian name was given on his birth certificate as ...

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Lewis, Joseph (fl. 1750–1774), poet and ivory-turner, was born of untraced parentage, at an unknown date, possibly in Wales. By 1750 he was already living in London, but lines he wrote in praise of Sir John Philipps suggest that he may have spent his childhood in the neighbourhood of the ...

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Soames [née Spencer Churchill], Mary, Lady Soames (1922–2014), author and public servant, was born at 2 Sussex Square, near Hyde Park, London, on 15 September 1922, the fourth daughter and youngest of the five children of Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (...

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Tonks (married name Lightband), Rosemary Desmond Boswell (1928–2014), poet and novelist, was born on 17 October 1928 at Larkfield, Junction Road, Gillingham, Kent, the only daughter of Desmond Arthur Boswell Tonks (1893–1928), mechanical engineer, and his wife Gwendoline Mabel, ...