The creation of a Dictionary of Welsh Biography ‘has been the Cymmrodorion Society’s greatest gift to Welsh scholarship’. Over some seventy years the scores of scholars involved in the Welsh National Biography project have assembled a veritable treasure trove of information that has been published in three Welsh-language and two English-language volumes by the Cymmrodorion.
London is the home to the oldest and largest Welsh community outside Wales. From the accession of Henry Tudor the numbers of Welsh men and women living in London increased steadily. This is the human story of the London Welsh, with its focus on the comings and goings of ordinary men and women as well as the contribution of some outstanding individuals.