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RADMILOVIC, PAUL (1886 -1968), swimmer .

RAFF ap ROBERT ( fl. 1550 of Cilgwyn,Bachymbyd, Denbs., ‘a free holder of Dyffryn Clwyd’ and a non-professional poet

RANDALL, HENRY JOHN (1877 -1964), known generally by his many friends as Harry Randall , lawyer and historian ;

RANDLES, EDWARD (1763 -1820), blind harpist and organist ;

RANDLES, ELIZABETH (1801? -1829), harpist and pianist ;

RANKIN, SUSANNAH JANE (1897 -1989), minister (Cong.) and missionary in Papua .

RATHBONE, WILLIAM (1819 -1902), philanthropist ;

RAVENSCROFT , a family associated with Hawardenparish, but hailing originally from Ravenscroft,Middlewich, Ches. ;

RECORDE, ROBERT (c. 1512 -1558), mathematician and physician .

REDMOND, THOMAS (1745? -1785), miniaturist ;

REES of Ton (and other places near Llandovery), a family of which at least three members were people of some distinction.

REES, ABRAHAM (1743 -1825), encyclopaedist ;

REES, BOWEN (1857 -1929), missionary ;

REES, BRINLEY RODERICK (1919 -2004),classical scholar, educationist and university college principal .

REES, CALEB (1883 -1970), inspector of schools and author ;

REES, DANIEL (1793 -1857), cleric and hymnwriter ;

REES, DANIEL (1855 -1931), journalist ;

REES, DAVID (1683? -1748), Baptist minister and theological writer .

REES, DAVID (1751 -1818), Calvinistic Methodist minister ;

REES, DAVID (1801 -1869),Congregational minister, and editor .

REES, DAVID (1818 -1904), ‘ Dr. Rees , Bronnant’, a preacher with the Calvinistic Methodists in Cardiganshire ;

REES, DAVID JAMES ( DAI ) (1913 -1983), golfer and author .

REES-DAVIES, IEUAN (1894 -1967), musician and author ;

REES, DOROTHY MARY (1898 -1987), Labour politician and alderman .

REES, EBENEZER (1848 -1908), printer and publisher ;

REES, EDWARD WALTER (‘Gwallter Dyfi ’;1881 -1940 ); bank manager and bearer of the Gorsedd sword ;

REES, EVAN (Dyfed ;1850 -1923),Calvinistic Methodist minister, poet, and archdruid of Wales ;

REES, FLORENCE GWENDOLEN (1906 -1994),helminthologist (one who studies worms, particularly parasitic ones), Professor of Zoology .

REES, GABRIEL (1757 -1807), Baptist minister ;

REES, GEORGE (d.1795), Baptist minister .

REES, GEORGE ( GEORGE REES HEYCOCK ;1873 -1950), poet and hymnwriter ;

REES, HENRY (1798 -1869), the most famous minister among the Calvinistic Methodists in his day .

REES, JAMES (1803 -1880), printer and publisher ;

REES,Sir JAMES FREDERICK (1883 -1967), Principal of the University College at Cardiff ;

REES, JOHN (1770 -1833), Calvinistic Methodist minister .

REES, JOHN CONWAY (1870 -1932), Rugby footballer ;

REES,Sir JOHN MILSOM (1866 -1952), surgeon and laryngologist ;

REES, JOHN SEYMOUR (1887 -1963), minister (Congl.) and author ;

REES, JOHN THOMAS (1857 -1949), musician ;

REES, JONATHAN (Nathan Wyn ;1841 -1905),poet, essayist, and eisteddfodwr .

REES, JOSIAH (1744 -1804), Unitarian minister .

REES, LEIGHTON THOMAS (1940 -2003), world champion darts player .

REES, LEWIS (1710 -1800), Independent minister ;

REES, OWEN (1717 -1768), Independent minister ;

REES, REES ARTHUR (Rhys Dyfed ;1837 -1866), poet ;

REES, RICE (1804 -1839), cleric and scholar ;

REES, RICHARD (1707 -1749), Arminian Independent minister ;

REES, RICHARD JENKIN (1868 -1963), minister (Presb.) ;

REES, ROBERT (Eos Morlais ;1841 -1892), vocalist and musician .

REES, ROBERT OLIVER (1819 -1881),apothecary, publisher, and author ;

REES, SARAH JANE (Cranogwen ;1839 -1916),schoolmistress, poet, editor, temperance advocate .

REES, THOMAS (‘Twm Carnábwth ’;1806? -1876), pugilist ;

REES, THOMAS (1815 -1885),Independent minister, and historian .

REES, THOMAS (1825 -1908), minister (CM) ;

REES, THOMAS (1862 -1951), breeder of Welsh cobs ;

REES, THOMAS (1869 -1926), principal of Bala-Bangor Independent College ;

REES, THOMAS IFOR (1890 -1977), HM Ambassador .

REES, THOMAS JAMES (1875 -1957), director of education ;

REES, THOMAS MARDY (1871 -1953),Independent minister, historian and author ;

REES, THOMAS WYNFORD (‘Dagger ’;1898 -1959), major-general ;

REES, TIMOTHY (1874 -1939), bishop of Llandaff ,

REES, WALTER ENOCH (1863 -1949), contractor and long-standing secretary of the Welsh Rugby Union ;

REES, WILLIAM (Gwilym Hiraethog ;1802 -1883),Independent minister, writer editor, and political leader .

REES, WILLIAM (1808 -1873), printer and publisher ;

REES, WILLIAM HOPKYN (1859 -1924),missionary, linguist, author ;

REES, WILLIAM JENKINS (1772 -1855), cleric and antiquary ;

REES, WILLIAM THOMAS (Alaw Ddu ;1838 -1904), musician .

REICHEL,Sir HARRY ( HENRY RUDOLF ) (1856 -1931), firstprincipal of University College, Bangor ;

RELLY .

RENDEL, STUART (1834 -1913),,industrialist, Member of Parliament, and philanthropist ;

REYNOLDS, JOHN ( fl. 1739), antiquary ;

REYNOLDS, JOHN (1759 -1824), Baptist minister ;

REYNOLDS, JONATHAN OWAIN (Nathan Dyfed,1814 -1891), author ;

RHIRID FLAIDD ( fl. 1160 ) .

RHISIART FYNGLWYD , poet , fl.1510-1570,

RHISIART OWEN (ap RHISIART) , of Y Lasynys, Merioneth ( fl. c. 1622 ), poet .

RHISIERDYN , a Gwynedd poet of thelatter half of the 14th cent.

RHIWALLON ap CYNFYN (d.1070), king of Powys .

RHOBERT AP DAFYDD LLWYD ( fl. c. 1550-1590 ), a poet

RHODRI ab OWAIN (d.1195), a prince of Gwynedd ;

RHODRI ap GRUFFYDD (d.c. 1315), prince of Gwynedd ;

RHODRI MAWR (‘ the Great ’) (d.877),king of Gwynedd, Powys, and Deheubarth ;

RHODRI MOLWYNOG (d.754), king of Gwynedd ;

RHUN ap MAELGWN GWYNEDD ( fl. 550 ) .

RHYDDERCH HAEL (or HEN) ,

RHYGYFARCH ( RICEMARCHUS ;1056/7 -1099 ).

RHYS ab OWAIN ab EDWIN (d.1078), king of Deheubarth .

RHYS ap GRUFFYDD or ‘ Syr RHYS ’ (d.1356 ) ,

RHYS ap GRUFFYDD (1132 -1197), lord of Deheubarth , known in history as ‘ ’ (‘ ’).

RHYS ap HARRI o EUAS ( fl. mid-16th cent.?), poet .

RHYS ap MAREDUDD (d.1292), lord of Dryslwyn in Ystrad Tywi .

RHYS ap TEWDWR (d.1093), king of Deheubarth .

RHYS ap THOMAS,Sir (1449 -1525), the chief Welsh supporter of Henry VII ,

RHYS BRYCHAN ( c. 1500 ), poet .

RHYS CAIN (d.1614), a herald bard .

RHYS , DAVID , THOMAS , and MARY , rhymesters and minstrels , of Llanbryn-mair, were brothers and sister.

RHYS DEGANWY ( fl. c. 1480 ), a poet

RHYS, EDWARD PROSSER (1901 -1945),journalist, poet and publisher ;

RHYS, ERNEST (PERCIVAL) (1859 -1946),poet, author, and editor ;

RHYS FARDD (Y Bardd Bach, orBardd Cwsg ) ( fl. c. 1460-1480 ), a vaticinatory poet ,

RHYS GOCH ERYRI ( fl .early 15th cent.), poet , of Beddgelert .

RHYS GOCH GLYNDYFRDWY ( fl. c. 1460 ), poet .

RHYS GOGH ap RHICCERT .

RHYS GRYG (‘ Rhys the Hoarse ,’ d.1234), prince ; he is also called ‘Rhys Fychan’,

RHYS, HYWEL (1715? -1799), poet , of the parish of Vaynor, Brecknock .

RHYS, IFAN THOMAS ( fl. mid-18th cent.), poet ;

RHYS,Sir JOHN (1840 -1915), Celtic scholar .

RHYS, JOHN DAVID (or ‘ Siôn Dafydd Rhys ’, and in his own day ‘ John Davies ’ only;1534 -1609?), physician and grammarian .

RHYS, MORGAN (1716 -1779),circulating schoolmaster, and hymn-writer ;

RHYS, MORGAN JOHN (Morgan ab Ioan Rhus ;1760 -1804),Baptist minister, and author ;

RHYS NANMOR ( fl. 1480-1513), poet ), a native of Merioneth (though Nanmor is now in Caernarvonshire .

RHYS PENNARDD ( fl. c. 1480 ), a poet ;

RHYS, WALTER FITZURYAN , (1873 -1956 );

RHYS, WILLIAM JOSEPH (1880 -1967), minister (B) and author ;

RHYS-WILLIAMS, BRANDON MEREDITH (1927 -1988), Conservative politician .

RHYS-WILLIAMS,Sir RHYS (1865 -1955),first Baronet created 1918, and a judge ;

RHYS WYN ap CADWALADR ( fl. c. 1600 ), of Giler,Ysbyty Ifan, Denbs., poet ;

RICE family, of Newton andDynevor, Carms.

RICE, OWEN (1719 -1788 ) ;

RICHARD(S), JOHN (1720 -1764),Calvinistic Methodist exhorter, and poet ;

RICHARD ap JOHN of Scorlegan,Llangynhafal, Denbs. ( fl. 1578-1611 );gentleman, poet, patron of bards, and copyist .

RICHARD, EBENEZER (1781 -1837), Calvinistic Methodist minister ;

RICHARD, EDWARD (1714 -1777),schoolmaster, scholar, and poet .

RICHARD, HENRY (1812 -1888), politician ;

RICHARD, JOHN ( fl. 1743-1784),Calvinistic Methodist exhorter, and hymn-writer ,

RICHARDS and HUMPHREYS (FAMILIES; DWB , 850).

RICHARDS, DAVID (Dafydd Ionawr ;1751 -1827), schoolmaster and poet .

RICHARDS, DAVID (1822 -1900), musician ;

RICHARDS, DAVID MORGAN (1853 -1913), journalist and eisteddfodwr ;

RICHARDS, DAVID THOMAS GLYNDWR (1879 -1956),Independent minister and principal of Coleg Myrddin, Carmarthen ;

RICHARDS, DAVID WILLIAM (1893 -1949), preacher and philosopher .

RICHARDS, FREDERICK CHARLES (1878 -1932), artist ;

RICHARDS, GRAFTON MELVILLE (1910 -1973), Welsh scholar .

RICHARDS, HENRY BRINLEY ( DWB , 852).

RICHARDS, JEDEDIAH (1784? -1838), hymnist and itinerant bookseller ;

RICHARDS, JOHN ( fl. 1778-1808), Baptist minister .

RICHARDS, JOHN (Iocyn Ddu ;1795 -1864 ) ;

RICHARDS, JOHN (Isalaw ;1843 -1901), musician ;

RICHARDSON, EVAN (1759 -1824),Calvinistic Methodist minister, and schoolmaster ;

RICHARDS, ROBERT (1884 -1954), historian and politician ;

RICHARDS, THOMAS (1687? -1760), cleric and author .

RICHARDS, THOMAS (1710 -1790), cleric and lexicographer .

RICHARDS, THOMAS (1754 -1837), cleric ;

RICHARDS, THOMAS (1800 -1877), Australian journalist ;

RICHARDS, THOMAS (1859 -1931), Member of Parliament and secretary of the South Wales Miners Federation ;

RICHARDS, THOMAS (1878 -1962), librarian and historian ;

RICHARDS, WILLIAM (1749 -1818),General Baptist minister, theological and political controversialist, and antiquary ;

RICHARDS, WILLIAM LESLIE (1916 —1989),Scholar, teacher, poet and author .

RICHARD, THOMAS (1783 -1856), Calvinistic Methodist minister ;

RICHARD, TIMOTHY (1845 -1919), ‘one of the greatest missionaries whom any branch of the Church has ever sent to China .’

ROBERT ‘ OF GLOUCESTER ’ ( fl. 1099-1147 ) .

ROBERT (ab) IFAN, or ROBERT IFANS ( fl. c. 1572-1603 ), poet ,

ROBERT (ROBIN) DYFI , a poet who flourished c. 1620 .

ROBERT ap HARRY ( c. 1580 ), poet .

ROBERT, GRUFFYDD ( c. 1522 - c. 1610 ),priest, grammarian, and poet .

ROBERTS family, of Mynydd-y-gof, Bodedern, Anglesey .

ROBERTS, ABSALOM ( DWB , 859).

ROBERTS, ARTHUR BRYN (1897 -1964), trade unionist ;

ROBERTS, BARTHOLOMEW [originally JOHN ] (1682? -1722), pirate ;

ROBERTS, BLEDDYN JONES (1906 —1977), Old Testament scholar .

ROBERTS, CADWALADR (d.1708/9), poet ,

ROBERTS, CARADOG (1878 -1935), musician .

ROBERTS, CATHERINE ( KATE ) (1891 -1985), author .

ROBERTS, DAFYDD (1892 -1965), chairman of Capel Celyn Defence Committee ;

ROBERTS, DAVID (Dewi Ogwen ;1818 -1897), Independent minister ;

ROBERTS, DAVID (Alawydd ;1820 -1872), quarryman and musician ;

ROBERTS, DAVID (Dewi Havhesp ;1831 -1884), poet ;

ROBERTS, DAVID (‘Telynor Mawddwy ’;1875 -1956),harpist, singer and author of handbooks on penillion singing ;

ROBERTS, DAVID FRANCIS (1882 -1945), minister (CM) and author ;

ROBERTS, DAVID JOHN (‘Dewi Mai o Feirion ’;1883 -1956),journalist, folk poet, tutor and setter of cerdd dant ;

ROBERTS, DAVID OWEN (1888 -1958), educationalist ,

ROBERTS, EDWARD ( fl. end of 18th cent.), editor ,

ROBERTS, EDWARD (1816 -1887), Congregational minister ;

ROBERTS, EDWARD (Iorwerth Glan Aled ;1819 -1867), poet and writer ;

ROBERTS, EDWARD (1886 -1975), minister (Bapt.) and college principal .

ROBERTS, EDWARD STANTON 1878 -1938), schoolteacher and scholar ;

ROBERTS, ELEAZAR (1825 -1912), musician ;

ROBERTS, ELIS (d.1789),cooper, ballad-writer, and composer of interludes ;

ROBERTS, ELLIS (Elis Wyn o Wyrfai ;1827 -1895); his father, MORRIS ROBERTS (Eos Llyfnwy); and his grandfather, ROBERT MORRIS (Robin Ddu Eifionydd ).

ROBERTS, EMMANUEL BERWYN (1869 -1951), minister (Meth.) ;

ROBERTS, EMRYS OWEN (1910 -1990), Liberal politician and public servant .

ROBERTS,Sir ERNEST HANDFORTH GOODMAN (1890 -1969), judge ;

ROBERTS, EVAN (d.1650), early Puritan .

ROBERTS, EVAN (1718 -1804),trustee of the Trevecka ‘Family,’ a lead-miner fromMinera, Denbs.,

ROBERTS, EVAN (1836 -1918), watch salesman and the greatest horological collector of all .

ROBERTS, EVAN JOHN (1878 -1951), ‘Y (the Revivalist )’ ;

ROBERTS, GEORGE (1769 -1853), settler and Independent minister in U.S.A. ;

ROBERTS,Sir GEORGE FOSSETT (1870 -1954),soldier, politician and administrator ;

ROBERTS, GLYN (1904 -1962), historian and administrator ;

ROBERTS, GOMER MORGAN (1904 -1993),minister (CM), historian, author and hymnwriter .

ROBERTS, GORONWY OWEN (sometimes OWAIN ), Baron Goronwy-Roberts (1913 -1981), Labour politician .

ROBERTS, GRIFFITH (1735 -1808),physician at Dolgelley, antiquary, and collector of manuscripts ;

ROBERTS, GRIFFITH (Gwrtheyrn ;1846 -1915), littérateur ;

ROBERTS, GRIFFITH JOHN (1912 -1969), priest and poet ;

ROBERTS, GWILYM OWEN (1909 -1987),author, lecturer, minister and psychologist .

ROBERTS, HOWELL (‘Hywel Tudur ’;1840 -1922),poet, preacher and inventor ;

ROBERTS, HUGH (1644? -1702), Quaker ;

ROBERTS, HUGH GORDON (1885 -1961), surgeon and missionary ;

ROBERTS, HUW (‘ Syr Huw Roberts ’ or ‘ Huw Roberts Len ’) ( fl. c. 1555-1619 ),poet, author, and cleric .

ROBERTS, ISAAC (1829 -1904), astronomer ;

ROBERTS, JOHN (1576 -1610), Benedictine monk and martyr ;

ROBERTS, JOHN (1731 -1806 ; DWB , 865).

ROBERTS, JOHN (Siôn Lleyn ;1749 -1817),poet, schoolmaster, and religious pioneer ;

ROBERTS, JOHN (1753 -1834), Calvinistic Methodist minister ;

ROBERTS, JOHN (1767 -1834), Independent minister and theologian ;

ROBERTS, JOHN (1775 -1829), cleric and author ;

ROBERTS, JOHN (‘J.R. ’;1804 -1884), Independent minister and author ;

ROBERTS, JOHN (1806 -1879), musician ;

ROBERTS, JOHN (1807 -1876 ); musician ;

ROBERTS, JOHN (Minimus ;1808 -1880),Calvinistic Methodist minister, and author ;

ROBERTS, JOHN (Alaw Elwy, also called ‘Telynor Cymru ’;1816 -1894), harpist .

ROBERTS, JOHN (Ieuan Gwyllt ;1822 -1877),Calvinistic Methodist minister, and musician ;

ROBERTS, JOHN (1823 -1893), billiards player ;

ROBERTS, JOHN (1842 -1908), Calvinistic Methodist missionary ;

ROBERTS, JOHN (1879 -1959), minister (Presb.) and historian ;

ROBERTS, JOHN , ‘Jack Russia ’ (1899 -1979),miner, councillor and a prominent member of the Welsh Communist Party .

ROBERTS, JOHN (1910 -1984),preacher, hymnist, poet .

ROBERTS, JOHN ASKEW (1826 -1884),antiquary, journalist, and author ;

ROBERTS, JOHN BRYN (1848 -1931), lawyer and politician ,

ROBERTS, JOHN HENRY (Pencerdd Gwynedd ;1848 -1924), musician ;

ROBERTS, JOHN HERBERT, BARON CLWYD of ABERGELE (1863 -1955), politician ;

ROBERTS, JOHN IORWERTH (1902 -1970), schoolmaster and secretary of Llangollen International Eisteddfod ,

ROBERTS, JOHN JOHN (Iolo Caernarfon ;1840 -1914),Calvinistic Methodist minister, poet, and prose-writer .

ROBERTS, JOHN PRICE (1854 -1905), Wesleyan minister and author ;

ROBERTS, LEWIS (1596 -1640), merchant and writer on economics , a Beaumaris man.

ROBERTS, LEWIS (Eos Twrog ;1756 -1844), musician and weaver ;

ROBERTS, LEWIS JONES (1866 -1931),inspector of schools, and musician ;

ROBERTS, MICHAEL (d.1679),principal of Jesus College, Oxford ;

ROBERTS, MICHAEL (1780 -1849), Calvinistic Methodist minister ,

ROBERTS, MICHAEL HILARY ADAIR (1927 -1983), Conservative politician .

ROBERTS, MORRIS ( Morris ap Robert ; d. c. 1723 ),poet, and carpenter ;

ROBERTS, MORRIS (1799 -1878),Calvinistic Methodist minister, and later Independent minister ;

ROBERTSON, EDWARD (1880 -1964),professor, linguist, and librarian .

ROBERTSON, HENRY (1816 -1888), civil engineer and railway pioneer ;

ROBERTS, OWEN MADOC (1867 -1948), minister (Meth.) ;

ROBERTS, OWEN OWEN (1793 -1866), physician and social reformer ;

ROBERTS, OWEN OWENS (1847 -1926), schoolmaster and choral conductor ;

ROBERTS, PETER ( fl. 1578-1646), attorney and chronicler ;

ROBERTS, PETER (1760 -1819),cleric, Biblical scholar and antiquary ;

ROBERTS, RICHARD (1789 -1864), inventor ;

ROBERTS, RICHARD (1796 -1855), harpist ;

ROBERTS, RICHARD (Gruffydd Rhisiart ;1810 -1883), writer and Independent preacher ;

ROBERTS, RICHARD (Bardd Treflys ;1818 -1876), poet ;

ROBERTS, RICHARD (1823 -1909), Wesleyan minister ;

ROBERTS, RICHARD (GWYLFA ) (1871 -1935),Congregational minister, poet and prose-writer ;

ROBERTS, RICHARD (1874 -1945),preacher, theologian and author ;

ROBERTS, RICHARD ARTHUR (1851 -1943), archivist and editor ;

ROBERTS, ROBERT (1680 -1741), cleric ;

ROBERTS, ROBERT (1762 -1802), Calvinistic Methodist preacher ;

ROBERTS, ROBERT (1774 -1849),Calvinistic Methodist minister, and hymnist ;

ROBERTS, ROBERT (1777 -1836), almanack-maker and printer ;

ROBERTS, ROBERT (1800 -1878), schoolmaster and Calvinistic Methodist minister ;

ROBERTS, ROBERT (1834 -1885), cleric and scholar ;

ROBERTS, ROBERT (1840 -1871), musician ,

ROBERTS, ROBERT (‘Bob Tai'r Felin ’;1870 -1951), folk singer ;

ROBERTS, ROBERT (SILYN) (Rhosyr ;1871 -1930),Calvinistic Methodist minister, poet, social reformer, tutor ;

ROBERTS, ROBERT ALUN (1894 -1969),Professor of Agricultural Botany at University College, Bangor, and a naturalist .

ROBERTS, ROBERT DAVID (1820 -1893), Baptist minister .

ROBERTS, ROBERT DAVIES (1851 -1911), pioneer in adult education (and scientist) ;

ROBERTS, ROBERT ELLIS VAUGHAN (1888 -1962), headmaster and naturalist ;

ROBERTS, ROBERT GRIFFITH (1866 -1930),Baptist minister, and writer ;

ROBERTS, ROBERT HENRY (1838 -1900),Baptist minister and principal of Regent's Park College, London ;

ROBERTS, ROBERT MEIRION (1906 -1967),minister (Presb. C. of Wales and Presb. C. of Scotland), philosopher and poet ;

ROBERTS, SAMUEL (‘S.R. ’;1800 -1885),Independent minister, editor, Radical reformer ;

ROBERTS, THOMAS (d. c. 1775 ), the first Baptist convert in Anglesey .

ROBERTS, THOMAS (1765-6 -1841), of Llwyn'rhudol, pamphleteer .

ROBERTS, THOMAS (1735 -1804), member of the ‘Trevecka Family’ ;

ROBERTS, THOMAS (1760 -1811), the first printer at Caernarvon ;

ROBERTS, THOMAS (Scorpion ;1816 -1887), Independent minister ;

ROBERTS, THOMAS (1835 -1899), Calvinistic Methodist minister ;

ROBERTS, THOMAS (1884 -1960), educationalist and scholar ;

ROBERTS, THOMAS FRANCIS (1860 -1919),principal, University College, Aberystwyth ;

ROBERTS, THOMAS OSBORNE (1879 -1948), musician ;

ROBERTS, THOMAS ROWLAND (Asaph ;1857? -1940), biographer ;

ROBERTS, WILLIAM ( fl. 1745), poet and writer of interludes ;

ROBERTS, WILLIAM (‘Wil Brych ’; ( fl. c. 1825 ), an ostler and musician ,

ROBERTS, WILLIAM (1585 -1665), bishop of Bangor ;

ROBERTS, WILLIAM (1773 -1857), minister (Presb.)

ROBERTS, WILLIAM (1784 -1864), Calvinistic Methodist minister .

ROBERTS, WILLIAM (1809 -1887),Calvinistic Methodist minister, editor, and author ;

ROBERTS, WILLIAM (‘Nefydd ’;1813 -1872 ; DWB , 884).

ROBERTS, WILLIAM (1828 -1872), Congregational college tutor ;

ROBERTS, WILLIAM (Gwilym Eryri ;1844 -1895?), poet and editor ;

ROBERTS, WILLIAM CHARLES (1832 -1903),Presbyterian minister, principal of colleges, and author ;

ROBERTS, WILLIAM HENRY (1907 -1982),actor, broadcaster .

ROBERTS, WILLIAM JOHN ( DWB , 885).

ROBERTS, WILLIAM JOHN (1904 -1967), Methodist minister and ecumenist .

ROBERTS, WILLIAM MORGAN (1853 -1923), musician ;

ROBERTS, WILLIAM RHYS (1858 -1929), professor of Greek ;

ROBIN CLIDRO ( fl. 1580), itinerant minstrel ,

ROBIN DDU ( fl. c. 1450 ), poet , also referred to as ‘ Robin Ddu ap Siencyn Bledrydd of Anglesey .’

ROBINSON family, ofConway, Caerns., Monachdy, Anglesey, andGwersyllt, Denbs.

ROBINSON, GILBERT WOODING (1888 -1950),professor of Agricultural Chemistry, world authority on soils ;

ROBINSON, THEODORE HENRY (1881 -1964),professor, scholar and author .

ROCH, WALTER FRANCIS (1880 -1965), politician and landowner ;

ROCYN-JONES,Sir DAVID THOMAS (1862 -1953), medical officer of health and a public figure ;

RODERICK, DAVID (1746 -1830), cleric and schoolmaster ;

RODERICK, JOHN ( JOHN or SION RHYDDERCH ) (1673 -1735),grammarian, printer and publisher of almanacks and books, poet, and eisteddfodwr .

ROGERS, DAVID (1783 -1824), Wesleyan minister and author ;

ROGERS, JOHN (d.1738), bookseller and printer at Shrewsbury ;

ROGERS, RICHARD SAMUEL (1882 -1950),minister (B), editor and writer ;

ROGERS, ROLAND (1847 -1927), musician ;

ROGER ‘of CONWAY’ (d.1360), Franciscan friar ;

ROOSE, LEIGH RICHMOND (1877 -1917), Association football player ,

ROOS, WILLIAM (1808 -1878), portrait painter and engraver ,

ROSS, JOHN (1729? -1807), printer and publisher at Carmarthen .

ROWLAND (or ROULAND), DAVID , ‘of Anglesey ’ ( fl. 16th cent.), translator , etc.

ROWLAND(S), BENJAMIN ( fl. 1722-1763), Methodist exhorter ;

ROWLAND(S), DAVID (Dewi Brefi ;1782 -1820), cleric ;

ROWLAND(S), ELLIS (1621 -1691), early nonconformist ;

ROWLAND(S), JOHN (Giraldus ;1824 -1891), antiquary , a native ofLlandybïe, Carms.

ROWLAND(S), WILLIAM (1887 -1979), schoolmaster and author .

ROWLAND, DANIEL (1713 -1790), Methodist cleric ;

ROWLAND, DAVID (‘ Dafydd Rolant ’ ;1795 -1862), an eccentric Calvinistic Methodist minister ;

ROWLAND, ELLIS ( c. 1650 - c. 1730 ), ‘ Ellis Rowland o Harlech’, bard .

ROWLAND, HENRY (1551 -1616), bishop of Bangor ;

ROWLAND, JOHN ( fl. 1760-1764, printer at Bodedern, Anglesey, andBala, Mer.

ROWLAND, JOHN (1816? -1888), Unitarian writer .

ROWLAND,Sir JOHN (1877 -1941), civil servant ;

ROWLAND, NATHANIEL (1749 -1831), Methodist cleric ;

ROWLAND, ROBERT DAVID (‘Anthropos ’;?1853 -1944),minister (CM), poet and writer ;

ROWLANDS,Sir ARCHIBALD (1892 -1953), administrator ;

ROWLANDS, CEINWEN (1905 -1983), singer .

ROWLANDS, DANIEL (1827 -1917),principal of the Normal College, Bangor ;

ROWLANDS, DAVID (Dewi Môn ;1836 -1907), Congregational minister and college principal ;

ROWLANDS, EDWARD DAVID (1880 -1969), schoolmaster and author ;

ROWLANDS, EURYS IONOR (1926 -2006), Welsh scholar .

ROWLANDS, GRIFFITH (1761 -1828), surgeon ;

ROWLANDS, HENRY (1655 -1723), antiquary ;

ROWLANDS, HENRY (Harri Myllin ;1832 -1903), writer and antiquary ;

ROWLANDS,Sir HUGH (1828 -1909),general, and the first Welshman to be awarded the Victoria Cross ;

ROWLANDS, JANE HELEN (‘Helen o Fôn ’;1891 -1955),linguist, teacher and missionary (with the CM) .

ROWLANDS, ROBERT JOHN (‘Meuryn ’;1880 -1967),journalist, writer, poet, lecturer, preacher .

ROWLANDS, ROBERT PUGH (1874 -1933), chief surgeon of Guy's Hospital ;

ROWLANDS, WILLIAM (Gwilym Lleyn ;1802 -1865),Wesleyan minister, and bibliographer ;

ROWLANDS, WILLIAM (1807 -1866),author, editor, minister, and principal founder of the Calvinistic Methodist connexion in the U.S.A.

ROWLAND, THOMAS (1824 -1884), cleric and grammarian ;

ROWLEY, HAROLD HENRY (1890 -1969),professor, scholar and author .

RUCK, AMY ROBERTA (‘BERTA RUCK’) (1878 -1978), novelist .

RUMSEY, WALTER (1584 -1660), judge ;

RUSBRIDGE, ROSALIND (1915 -2004), teacher and peace campaigner .

RUSSON,Sir WILLIAM CLAYTON (1895 -1968), industrialist ;