High Sheriff of Montgomeryshire
The office of High Sheriff of Montgomeryshire was established in 1541 since when a High Sheriff was appointed annually until 1974 when the office was transformed into that of High Sheriff of Powys as ...
Robert Acton
Sir Robert Acton (by 1497 – 28/29 September 1558), of Elmley Lovett and Ribbesford, Worcestershire and Southwark, Surrey, was an English politician.He was the second son of Richard Acton of Sutton, Wo...
Hugh Pryce
Hugh Pryce was a Welsh politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1656. He fought in the Parliamentary army in the English Civil War.Pryce was the son of Edward Pryce of Kerry, Powys. He was a colo...
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Sir John Wittewrong, 1st Baronet
Sir John Wittewrong, 1st Baronet (1 November 1618 – 23 June 1693) was an English parliamentarian colonel and squire of Rothamsted Manor.
The Wittewrongs were a Flemish Protestant family who in 156...
Charles Hanbury-Tracy, 1st Baron Sudeley
Charles Hanbury-Tracy, 1st Baron Sudeley (28 December 1778 – 10 February 1858), known as Charles Hanbury until 1798 and as Charles Hanbury Tracy from 1798 to 1838, was a British Whig politician.Hanbur...
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Rupert Davies (Canadian politician)
(William) Rupert Davies (12 September 1879 – 11 March 1967) was a Welsh-Canadian author, editor, newspaper publisher, and politician.Davies was born in Welshpool, Montgomeryshire, Wales and immigrated...
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John Conroy
Sir John Ponsonby Conroy, 1st Baronet KH (Irish: Seán Ó Maolchonaire; 21 October 1786 – 2 March 1854) was a British army officer who served as comptroller to the Duchess of Kent and her young daug...
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Sir William Williams, 2nd Baronet, of Gray's Inn
Sir William Williams, 2nd Baronet (c. 1665 – 20 October 1740) was a politician in the United Kingdom Great Britain. He was Member of Parliament (MP) for Denbigh Boroughs.His father, the 1st Ba...
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Richard Herbert, Lord of Cherbury
Richard Herbert (died 1596), Lord of Cherbury (or Chirbury) in Shropshire, and of Montgomery Castle, was an English Justice of the Peace and Parliamentarian who was High Sheriff of Montgomeryshire in...
John Edmund Severne
John Edmund Severne (24 April 1826 - 21 April 1899) was an English Conservative politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1865 to 1885.Severne was the son of John Michael Severne of Wallop Hall,...
Richard Penruddocke Long
Richard Penruddocke Long JP, DL (19 December 1825 – 16 February 1875) was an English landowner and Conservative Party politician. He was a founding member of the amateur cricket club I Zingari. Long w...
Edward Vaughan (of Llwydiarth)
Edward Vaughan (c.1600–1661) was a Welsh politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1626 and 1661.Vaughan was the son of Owen Vaughan of Llwydiarth. He was admitted to the Inn...
Richard Price (Wales MP)
Richard Price was a Welsh politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1653. He fought in the Parliamentary army in the English Civil War.Price was the son of Edward Pryce of Gunley, Montgomeryshir...
Edward Lloyd (MP)
Sir Edward Lloyd was a Welsh lawyer and politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1640. He supported the Royalist cause in the English Civil War.Lloyd was the son of Jenkin Lloyd of Berthllwyd, ...
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Edward Vaughan (died 1718)
Edward Vaughan (died 5 December 1718), of Glan-y-Llyn, Merionethshire and Llwydiarth, Montgomeryshire, was a Welsh politician, who was briefly Father of the House at the end of his life.He was the eld...
Robert William Griffiths
Robert William Griffiths (28 May 1896 – 29 Jan 1962) was a farmer and businessman whose principal interests lay in dairy farm production in Wales. The Griffiths philosophy was to explore all mar...
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Thomas Lewis (of Harpton)
Thomas Lewis (of Harpton) (1518/1519 – 1607) was an English politician.The son of Hugh Lewis of Gladestry and Harpton, Thomas Lewis was appointed to the magistrates' bench in 1547 and also served as S...
John Marshall Dugdale
John Marshall Dugdale was a rugby union international who represented England in the first international rugby match in 1871.
John Marshall Dugdale was born at Irwell Bank, Eccles, on 15 October ...
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Ralph Beaumont
Ralph Edward Blackett Beaumont CBE, TD, DL, JP (12 February 1901 – 18 September 1977), styled The Honourable from 1907, was a British soldier and Conservative Party politician.
Born at Belgr...
William Herbert, 1st Baron Powis
William Herbert, 1st Baron Powis (c.1573 – 7 March 1655) was a Welsh politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1597 and 1629.Herbert was born in Powis Castle, the son of Sir...
Rowland Pugh
Rowland Pugh (born 1579, date of death unknown) was a Welsh politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1624 to 1625.Pugh was the eldest son of Richard ap John ap Hugh, of Mathafarn, Montgomeryshi...
Sir John Dashwood-King, 3rd Baronet
Sir John Dashwood-King, 3rd Baronet (4 August 1716 – 6 December 1793) was an English country gentleman. Born John Dashwood, he adopted the additional surname of King by the terms of his uncle Dr...
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Sir Charles Lloyd, 1st Baronet, of Garth
Sir Charles Lloyd, 1st Baronet (died c. 1678), was a Welsh merchant and politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1654 and 1659. Lloyd was the grandson of Humphrey Lloyd of Leighton, the fir...
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John Price (died 1602)
John Price (died 1602) was a Welsh politician.He was the eldest son of Matthew Price of Newtown, Montgomeryshire.He was elected a Member (MP) of the Parliament of England for Montgomery Boroughs in 15...
Edward Leighton (died 1593)
Sir Edward Leighton (by 1525-1593) was an English politician.He was the eldest son of John Leighton of Wattlesborough Castle, Shropshire, and admitted in 1541 to Gray's Inn to study law. He succeeded ...
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Robert Puleston (MP)
Robert Puleston (by 1526 - 15 August 1583), was a Welsh politician.He was the eldest surviving son of Sir John Puleston of Caernarvon and Bersham, who was MP for Caernarvon and Caernarvonshire. He suc...
Pryce Pryce-Jones
Sir Pryce Pryce-Jones (16 October 1834 – 11 January 1920) was a Welsh entrepreneur who was one of the first to succeed in the mail order business.
Pryce-Jones was born in Llanllwchaiarn, jus...
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John Davies Knatchbull Lloyd
J D K Lloyd or more fully known as John Davies Knatchbull Lloyd was born on 28 April 1900 at Plas Trefaldwyn, Montgomery in the present day county of Powys in mid Wales. He was the son of John Maurice...