Personalities in North Wales
George JeffriesJudge renowned for passing death sentences.
Gordon EllisRemembered fondly for his 'Looking Back' column in the Wrexham Leader.
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.
Ian SaynorActor. Played numerous roles on S4C and English television. Appeared as Morgan Evans opposite Katharine Hepburn in 'The Corn Is Green' by Emlyn Williams.
Ieuan Owen, sportsman (Weight Lifting, Munich Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games) with a connection to Wales (Caernarfon, North Wales)
Ieuan OwenWeight lifting competed in five Commonwealth Games and Munich Olympic Games
Jason BennionWell known for his work as an Illustrator. Work has appeared in the UK, USA and Australia.
Jason KoumasPlays football for West Brom and Wales
Bass soloist. A very early recording artist. Unusually, a Welshman in English music hall tradition.
Led the first expeditions along the upper Missouri River in the late eighteenth century. Before Lewis and Clark crossed the continent for the first time in 1806, Evans had progressed furthest into Continental America (as far present-day North Dakota).
Guitarist with top British band Coldplay. He helped form the band when he was at the University College London.
Jonathan EdwardsTheologian, controversialist and principal of Jesus college, Oxford from 1686 to 1712. He became a fellow of Jesus college in 1662, vice-principal in 1668 and principal in 1686. He was also vice-chancellor of Oxford University from 1689 to 1691, the first principal of the college to do so.
Keith BowenIn 1988 he designed the '400th Anniversary of the Welsh Bible' stamps for Royal Mail. In 1992 he designed the 'Wintertime' stamps.
Lee EvansStand up comedian, also starred in 'Funny Bones', 'Mouse Hunt' along with numerous cameo roles in movies such as 'Fifth Element'. He's also starred in his own sitcom!
Lead singer and bass player for monster rockers Motorhead and a member of cult 70's group Hawkwind. Lemmy was diagnosed with cancer on Boxing Day, 26th December 2015 and died just days later on the 28th December 2015.
Apprently he had been quite ill for a while having been diagnosed with haematoma (the swelling of clotted blood within the tissues) in 2013. He was also diabetic.
A long, non-stop career included hit singles and countless yet memorable appearances. His memorial service held in Los Angeles, California was broadcast on YouTube to an estimated 300,000 viewers.
Llew LlwyfoMost accomplished Welshman of his age.
Malcolm AllenFootball (Soccer) player of note. Played for Watford, Aston Villa, Norwich and other clubs.
Mark HughesPlayed football (Soccer) for Manchester United, Chelsea and others. Played for Wales
Lead singer in 'The Alarm'.