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
Civil engineer. Born 77 Ladbroke Grove. Worked in Wales and then India. Returned and in 1890 was appointed chief engineer to the London County Council. Worked on the Blackwall road tunnel, the...
Person, Engineering, India, Wales
Born in Monmouthshire as Florence Eleanor Soper (her father having the odd first name of 'Isabell'). Joined the Salvation Army in 1880 and met Bramwell through his sister Catherine, marrying him in...
Person, Social Welfare, Wales
Artist. Born Bruges, Belgium where his father was working as an architect/artist but his Anglo-Welsh family moved back to London in 1874. Largely self-taught he was skilled in various mediums and c...
Person, Art, Belgium, Wales
Actor. Born Richard Walter Jenkins at Pont-rhyd-y-fen, Wales. He was adopted by his English teacher Philip Burton, and took his surname. His first theatrical success was in Christopher Fry's 'The L...
Person, Theatre, Cinema, TV & Radio, Switzerland, Wales
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