The Severn Bridge, crossing to Wales from England
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Dr Evan Pierce, scientist (Queen Victoria, cholera,) with a connection to Wales (Denbigh, North Wales)

Dr Evan Pierce

Fought cholera epidemic in Denbigh. Advisor to Queen Victoria. Coroner for Denbighshire. Alderman, JP and Mayor of Denbigh five times.

Started local fire brigade. There was a large statue of him erected during his life in Denbigh. Died 1895. Whole town turned out to see his funeral.
Connection: Born Llanrhaiadr ym nghinmerch, 1808.

comment by:annpierce
Dr Evan has been neglected, whilst Stanley became famous.