The Executive Committee of the National Eisteddfod at Aberdare, 1956.
D.O. Roberts front row centre.
Full caption below.
5th Row : Glyndwr Griffiths (publicity chairman), Selwyn Jones (music
vice-chairman), G. Hywel Evans (chief steward),
Evan David Bryant (pavilion secretary), Joseph Lee (transport secretary)
4th Row : D.B. Davies (music secretary), County Cllr. D.J. Lewis, Cllr.
D. Griffiths, Cllr. Sam Wilcox (pavilion chairman),
Cllr. R.J. Evans (transport chairman), Revd Arthur Llewelyn (vice-chairman children's
committee), Revd Idris Williams (Gorsedd committee secretary),
Tom Davies (drama secretary), Jack Howells (drama vice-chairman), D.R. Davies (publicity
3rd Row : D. Thomas (accountants), Idwal Rees (children's committee
chairman), Miss Eirlys Prosser (hospitality), Mrs J.R. James (vice-chairman hospitality),
Mrs Mair Howells (cerdd dant secretary), Miss Alice Howells (arts and crafts secretary),
Mrs Lilian Davies (literary secretary),
Gwen Williams (hospitality), Emrys James (ambulance), Revd W.D. Barber (Gorsedd committee
2nd Row : T. Jones-Parry (financial secretary), R.J. Evans (ticket office),
D. Herbert Davies (children's committee secretary), Gwilym Williams (music secretary),
J.T. Bowen (vice-chairman literary committee), Mrs Laura Jane (R.F.) Roberts (vice-chairman
Revd Morgan Price (chairman of the literary committee), Alan Morgan (vice-chairman
arts and crafts), Evan John Williams (drama chairman),
Luther James (arts and crafts chairman), Elfed Davies (arts and crafts secretary),
R. Richards (pavilion committee chairman)
1st Row : Wyndham Bevan (ticket secretary), Miss Olwen Morse (Office,
later to become Mrs Olwen Edwards), T.J. Lewis (secretary finance committee),
Ald Mrs Rose Davies, C.B.E., J.P., R.E. Celyn Jones (vice-chairman), D.O. Roberts
(chairman), Meirion Lewis (general secretary),
Cllr Jack Lynch (Chairman AUDC),
T.J. Hywel Davies (treasurer), Miss Wynni Evans (hospitality), T.R. James (music
There are individuals missing from the photograph, amongst whom are James Williams,
Revd Glannant Jones, T. Alwyn John, Miss Janet Davies,
Mrs E. Emlyn Jones, Cllr Mansel Morris, Martin James, J.A. Hayes, W. Whitehead,
W.J. Thomas, Canon Wilfred Evans, T. Arnold Richards,
Miss Margaret Thomas (later Mrs Margaret Morris), Dr H. Pierce, E.A. Davey, Myrddin
Williams & D.M. Rees.