The Severn Bridge, crossing to Wales from England

    harold lowe titanicHarold Lowe

    Commander Harold Godfrey Lowe RD RNR wrote his name into history as a hero for actions during the loss of the White Star Ship, TITANIC.

    Harold is portrayed by Welsh actor Ioan Gruffudd in the James Cameron movie 'Titanic' where we have a sense of the urgency and danger he was facing.

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    joe tanner iconJoseph R. "Joe" Tanner

    Born in Illinois in 1950, Joe's Welsh connection is via his mother who can trace her roots back to Llanddewi Brefi, his grandfather was the head teacher there. We know astonauts are tough hombre's but they have to seriously smart too.

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    Sir George Everest

    Mount Everest was named after him because of his pioneering efforts at improving Trigonometric equipment.

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    Gwylym Williams

    A British double agent working for MI5 during the second world war, his cover was being a Welsh Nationalist.

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    Captain Henry Morgan

    This, the greatest of all the "brethren of the coast," was a Welshman, born at Llanrhymmy in Monmouthshire in the year 1635. The son of a well-to-do farmer, Robert Morgan, he early took to the seafaring life.

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