Peck, James (b. 1773, d. in or after 1824), composer and music publisher, was born in London in 1773 and was perhaps (judging from several references in the Gentleman's Magazine) a member of a family of printers and booksellers residing at York...
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E. G. Millward
William, Dafydd (c. 1720–1794), Welsh-language hymn writer, was born in the parish of Llanedi, Carmarthenshire. He moved during his early years to Llandeilo Tal-y-bont, Glamorgan, going on in 1774 to Basaleg, Monmouthshire, and finally in 1777 to Llanbedr-y-fro (Peterston-super-Ely) in the Vale of Glamorgan...