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Surname

Forenames

Citation

Alexander

Mark

Author

Anderson 

John

Prof of the Oboe at Royal College of Music Link1 Link 2

Austin

Glanrhyd

Choirmaster/Organist Penclawdd

Bayes

Alan (Rev)

B.Sc Chaplain of Durham University

Bennett

Gilbert

Sports commentator (BBC)  Link 1  Link 2

Bevan

Cecil

Principal of U.C Wales  Cardiff

Bevan

John (Dr)

Eminent scientist British Steel

Beynon

Eddie

Wales Rugby

Beynon 

Granville (Sir)

F.R.S Prof of Physics at Aberystwyth 

Borthwick Ann Outstanding Contribution to The Church
Bowen Bill BeynoRugby Coach at Gowerton Boys' Grammar School
Bowen  Hywel  Assistant Chief Executive TEC (Wales)

Brace

John

Director of Education

Brace

Onllwyn

Oxford University, Llanelli, Wales. Rugby

Brenton

Gareth

Prof. of Mass Spectrometry, Institute of Mass Spectrometry, School of Medicine, Swansea University Link

Carey

Stewart

Cricket  Wales

Coulson

Ron

Police Superintendent

Crowther

Diane

Barrister at Grays Inn London

Clarke

Jennifer (Evans)

Contribution to Welsh Culture Link

Dark Jim  Welsh Youth Secretary  

Davies

Alun Talfa (Sir)

Q.C

Davies Byron Former Detective Chief Inspector, National Crime Squad, New Scotland Yard. Welsh Assembly Member

Davies

Clifford J

O.B.E  Head of N.C.B

Davies

Donald S

Prof. of Biochemical Pharmacology

Davies Hanlyn Prof. of Art at University of Massachusetts Link

Davies

Islwyn

Pres. of Welsh Baptist Union

Davies Ivor MP for Gower 1959-1982
Davies John Inspector, South Wales Police  

Davies

Morien

Chair of Gower Rural D. Council

Davies

Noel

Conductor  of  Pontarddulais  Male  Choir

Davies

P Glyn

1st Gowerton Grad at Oxford, Headmaster Builth Wells Grammar School

Davies

Willie

Rugby for Swansea and Wales

Davies

Wyn

Music Link

Davies Wynne Senior Lecturer at Goldsmith's College

Davies 

Huw Iranca

MP for Ogmore

Davies  Hywel Member of the Gorsedd  

Dennis

Gordon

Mayor of Lliw Valley

Dennis Norman LSPP Professional Photographer

Downes

Malcolm

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Edwards 

Tracy

Round the World Yachtswoman Link

Ellis

Anne

Hockey for Wales and Great Britain Link 1 Link 2 Link 3 Link 4 Link 5 Link 6

Ellis

Rae

Hockey Wales

Evans

Eileen

Mayoress of  Lliw  Valley  Borough

Evans

Glyn

Grovesend  HMI

Evans Ieuan  Rugby President, British Columbia  

Evans

Hermas

Principal of Gorseinon College

Evans  Robert Wales Cricket
Fisher Alan Welsh Badminton Championl Link
Forbes Andrew

Artist and Singer Link 1 Link 2

Francis

Gwyn

The School’s first Rugby international - Wales

Fuge

Dianne

Professional Singer

Gale

Norman

Swansea, Llanelli, Wales Rugby

Grenfell

Bryan

Prof  Zoology  Cambridge

Griffith Tudor MA, MBBMCh, PhD, MRCP, FRCR. Doctor, Scientist, Professor. Link

Griffiths

Clive

Llanelli and Wales Rugby

Griffiths

Clive

Llanelli, Wales Rugby Coach

Griffiths

Hywel

Athletics for Wales

Grove Denys Chief Executive, North Wales Water Board

Grove

J Curtis

Head of Olchfa  School  Swanseas

Guy

John

Head of Penlan Comprehensive School

Guy 

Lynne

Sen Bio-Medical Scientist at Swansea

Gwyn

Menna (Williams)

Welsh Broadcaster Link1 Link2

Hallett

William J

Royal Opera House

Hadfield  

Stephen

Virology Specialist

Harding

Rowe

Oxford Rugby Blue, Wales Rugby : Judge

Hart

Edwina

MBE. AM. Welsh Assembly Government Minister for Business Enterprise, Technology and Science Link

Hedges

Roland

Completed London & New York marathons

Higginson

Wing Com

DFC Battle of Britain Hero and OBE for services Industry

Hoddinott

Alun

Cardiff U.C, Prof of Music, renowned Composer  Link

Hollindale

Tom

Rugby for Wales

Howells

Gwyn

Head of Penyrheol Comprehensive School

Hughes  D. Townsley Royal Order of Heraldry  
James  Colin  Harley Street Surgeon  
James Ian  University College Medical School, London

James

Leyton

Football for Wales Club Manager

James Philip Gwyn Prof. of Agricultural Economics and Dean of Faculty, University of New England, Armidale, Australia.

Jenkins

Denys

Denny Twp, comedian

Jenkins

Karl

Sir Karl Jenkins, CBE. Music Composer. Link

Jenkins

Leighton

Bowls, Wales

Jenkins 

Gwylim Meirion 

Prof of Systems Eng. Lancaster University

John

Lucy

Optometrist

Johnson

Dillwyn

Swansea and Wales Rugby

Jones

Bleddyn

Professor of Clinical Radiation Biology at University of Oxford

Jones

C Harris

Chair of Llwchwr U.D Council

Jones

Eric

Head of Ysgol Gyfun Bro Myrddin. Accompanist to Côr Meibion Pontarddulais & President. Link1 Link2

Jones

Lewis

Rugby  Union, Llanelli Wales Lions, Rugby League Leeds Great  Britain

Jones

Tim

Man Director Rolls Royce India

Karabarak Paul Beijing Paralympics 2008, (Table Tennis)

Lawlor

Peter

Cricket  Wales

Lewis

D Byron

Lord Lieutenant of West Glamorgan

Lewis Gordon RAF Wing Commander

Lewis

Lynne

Chairman English Schools Rugby Union - 18s & Under.

Lewis

Robert

Tennis for Wales

Lewis

Vincent

Mayor of Llanelli 

Leyshon Ronald Superintendent, South Wales Police

Libby

Harry

Mayor of Swansea

Lloyd

Marian

Mayoress of Lliw Valley  Borough

Lloyd Ron Installed as a Canon of the Church in Wales

Lloyd

Tom

Mayor of  Lliw Valley Borough

Lloyd

Wynne

Chief H.M.I. Wales

Lovell

Stephen

Football for Wales

Maddock

Ieuan (Sir)

Scientist  --  Atomic  Energy researches

Maddox

John (Sir)

Scientist, "Editor of Nature"

Manning

George (Sir)

Mayor of  Christchurch N.Z

Marriott Prof. Neil Head of Winchester Business School
Mason  Matthew  International Cricket for Wales
Matthews Moranda(Morgan) BEng(Hons), MSc, CEng, MIMechE. Technical Designer.
Miles John County Councillor
Miles Ieuan Director of Central Probation Council  
Morgan Alan Wyndham Archdeacon of Coventry 1983-1989; Suffragan Bishop of Sherwood 1989-2004

Morgan

Howard

Lord Mayor of Swansea

Morgan

Oliver

Mines Manager

Morgan

Rod

Super of Police, Bridgend

Morgan

Talmai

Dir of Financial Services Channel  Is

Murfin

David (Dr)

F.R.C.P

Nicholas

Keri

Horticulturalist

Ogilvie

Stan

Higher Exec Officer Board of Trade Link 1 Link 2 Link 3 Link 4 Link 5 Link 6

Olsen

Philip

Business Mgt Consultant Australia

O'Neill

Andrew

Musician. Welsh Language Advisor to the Pope. Link

O'Neill

Dennis

Operatic Soloist Link1 Link2 Link3

O`Neill

Doreen

Professional Singer & Manager. Link

O'Neill

Patricia

Operatic Soloist Link

Owen Geraint TV Actor
Owen  John Wynne   CMG MBE, Governor of the Cayman Islands

Peet

Penny

Hockey Wales

Phillips Christian Composer, singer, instrumentalist. Musical Director for TV, Radio and Theatre. BAFTA Award 2009
Phipps  Allan  Society of Radiological Protection  

Pinder

Brian

Vice Admiral, R.N.

Porter  Alex  Welsh Boys Golf Champion 1962  
Price  Winston  Chief Superintendent of Police  
Read Mervyn Author, Poet, Song Writer, Inventor
Rees Jonathan MB ChB MRCS(England) MRCS(Scotland) PhD.Cantab. Specialist Registrar in Surgery for Bristol and the West

Rees

Margaret

Telynores  Llwchwr

Rees

Richard

Chief Engineer on SS "Oriana"

Richards

Ceri

CBE, Artist, Native of Dunvant

Robinson  Derek Founder Member of Fijian Rugby Union and Sports Pundit

Roberts

Gareth

Wales International (Rugby)

Russell

A  Denver 

Prof of Microbiology, F.R.C Pharmacy, F.R.C Pathology  F. American Academy Microbiology

Price

Winston 

Chief Super  Police Commander at Swansea

Sanger

Ernest

Chief Super of Police, Commander at Swansea

Shepherd

Ifan

Prof of GeoBusiness Middlesex University

Shepherd

Thos H

Surgeon Captain R N

Shepherd 

Don

Glamorgan County Cricketer 

Small

Gareth

Music/Halle Orchestra

Small

Tony

Music Honorary Masters (University of Wales)

Smith

Margaret

Lord Mayor of Swansea

Sparkes

John

Television comedy

Stead

Peter

Historian

Stone

Peter

Llanelli and Royal Navy

Tanner

Haydn

Rugby for Swansea and Wales Link

Taylor Bleddyn Swansea/ Wales Rugby
Thomas David Managing Director for Volvo (Russia)

Thomas

David

Gorseinon  HMI

Thomas

David

London Philharmonic Link

Thomas

Elfed (Dr)

Director of Education, Caernarvonshire, Swansea & Leicester. Vice President of University Council 1976-84.

Thomas

Gareth

Artist Link

Thomas

Gwyn

Football for Wales

Thomas Ian Cricket for Wales

Thomas

Mark

Renowned Composer of  Music

Thomas Meurig Wynn Prof, Havard and Director of Centre of Research into English Literature and Language of Wales

Thomas

Myfanwy

Pontarddulais, Hockey Wales

Thomas

Paul

Queen's Counsel

Thomas

Roland

Professor of Statistics, Ottawa, Canada

Vaughan John Rugby Development Post in E.R.U

Walters

Arwyn

Conductor Dunvant Male  Choir

Walters

Derrick

Dean of Liverpool 1983-1999 Link

Walters

Gwynne

International Rugby referee

Waterman-Pearson

Avril
(Jones)


Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University of Bristol Link

Weatherly

David

Swansea and Wales Rugby

White

Angharad

HMI

Whitehouse Nigel Inspector of Police. International Rugby Referee

Williams

Andy

Bath, Ospreys and Wales. Rugby

Williams

D. Malcolm

Professor Emeritus, Otolaryngology, Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Link

Williams

Ieuan

Prof. of Welsh, Swansea Link

Williams Julian Suprintendent, South Wales Police (Swansea)

Williams

Linda

Hockey Wales

Wilmot 

Dorothy(Thomas)

MBE, Services to Education

Wooley Richard Designer for Land Rover

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