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Elihu Yale, historical personality linked to Denbigh, Wrexham

Elihu Yale

Founded Yale University

Connection: He was the son of Welsh immigrant parents in Boston. He is buried in the churchyard of Wrexham Parish Church, not too many miles from the family seat at Plas yn Ial, Denbighshire.

comment by:Lunlun
Name actually Ial, named after the area where he was from, as in the village Llanharmon-yn-ial

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link by: Lunlun
Yale Genealogy and History of Wales
Page advertising the above book about the yale family, inc the founder of Yale Uni and the invertors of Yale locks

Tags: North Wales, Denbigh, Wrexham