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CRAWLEY , RICHARD ( 1840 - 1893 ), scholar ;

b. at Bryngwyn near Raglan, Mon. , 26 Dec. 1840 , son of William Crawley , archdeacon of Monmouth , and of Gertrude , third daughter of Sir Love Jones Parry of Madryn [see under Parry of Madryn family]. He was a Fellow of Worcester College , Oxford . His career and works (the chief of which was the translation of Thucydides , now included in ‘ Everyman's Library ’) are noticed by Sidney Lee in the D.N.B., First Supplement . He d. 30 March 1893 .


Emeritus Professor Robert Thomas Jenkins, C.B.E., D.Litt., Ll.D., F.S.A., (1881-1969), Bangor

Published date: 1959