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Lord Aberconway, PC

Lord Aberconway, PC

Chairman of the Metropolitan Railway CompanyIn the 1911 Coronation Honours list Sir Charles McLaren was given a baronetcy and chose the title "Lord Aberconway of Talycafn". We believe he is assoc...

Person, Industry, Wales

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Lord Aberdare, Henry Austin Bruce

Lord Aberdare, Henry Austin Bruce

1st Baron Aberdare. Born Dyffryn Aberdare, Glamorgan. Statesman, serving as Home Secretary and President of the Council. He reformed British licensing laws and headed a commission that established ...

Person, Politics & Administration, Wales

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Laura Ashley

Laura Ashley

Dress designer and interior decorator. Born Laura Mountney at 31 Station Terrace, Dowlais, near Merthyr Tydfil. She married Bernard Ashley in 1949 and they began designing and printing tea towels a...

Person, Craft / Design, Wales

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Alfred Bestall

Alfred Bestall

Author and illustrator. Born Alfred Edmeades Bestall in Mandalay, Burma. He served in the army during World War 1, transporting troops in red double-decker buses. Following his studies at the L.C.C...

Person, Art, Children, Burma, Wales

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Evan Evans Bevan

Evan Evans Bevan

Mine-owner in Dulais Valley, Wales.  Named his mine after his seven sisters. High Sheriff of Breconshire 1913.  Father of David, who hyphenated his surname thus making it different from his father'...

Person, Industry, Wales

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