St James's Church Garden opening
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First Baron Aberconway

First Baron Aberconway

Politician. Born Charles Benjamin Bright McLaren in Edinburgh. He began his career in journalism before turning to the law. Elected as an M.P. in 1880. Member of the Privy Council. Became Baron Abe...

Person, Industry, Journalism / Publishing, Law, Politics & Administration, Scotland, 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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Sir M. D. Assheton-Smith

Sir M. D. Assheton-Smith

Sir Charles Michael Robert Vivien Duff-Assheton-Smith was born on 3 May 1907 the only son of Sir Robert George Vivian Duff, 2nd Baronet, of Vaynol (d.1914), and his wife, Lady Juliet Lowther (1881–...

Person, Armed Forces, War Memorial WW2, Politics & Administration, 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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