Adventurers: Explorers, Pirates, Map Makers
This part of our website includes allsorts of interesting people from Welsh Pirates like Black Bart to explorers and cartographers (map makers) to magnificent hero's like Harold Lowe. True one would expect nearly all of these people to be historical personalities but there are adventures with a Welsh connection alive and well and doing their best to open frontiers today, even in space with NASA astronaut Joe Tanner.
Sir Arthur BrownFirst man to fly across the Atlantic.
Nigel HarrisVulcanologist. Significant research in polar regions, some tropical exploration too.
Michael JonesFounded the Welsh community in Patagonia.
Henry Stanley, adventurer (found Dr Livingston) with a connection to Wales (St. Asaph, Denbigh, Denbighshire)
Henry StanleyWent in search of (and found) Dr Livingston. He carved out the Congo Free State, (Zaire) for King Leopold (II) of Belgium.
Ronald LockleyFamous naturalist and author. Best known for his life on Skokholm Island off Pembrokeshire 1927-1940 and at Orielton in 1950's early 1960's.
Meriwether LewisExplorer of Lewis and Clark fame. Helped map America.
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- Murray Humphreys, adventurer (Al Capone, Chicago, Hood, Gangster) with a connection to Wales (Newtown, Powys)
- Robert Edwards, adventurer with a Welsh connection!
- William Wallace, adventurer with a Welsh connection!
- Twm Cati, adventurer with a Welsh connection!
- Brian Trubshaw, adventurer with a connection to Wales (Llanelli)
- Jesse James, adventurer with a connection to Wales (Pembroke, West Wales, Pembrokeshir)