The Cymru Fydd movement was founded in 1886 by some of the London Welsh, including J. E. Lloyd, O. M. Edwards, T. E. Ellis (leader, MP for Merioneth, 1886-1899), Beriah Gwynfe Evans and Alfred Thomas. Year 1886 ( MDCCCLXXXVI) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. Sir John Edward Lloyd (who wrote as J E Lloyd) (1861 May 5 &ndash 20 June 1947 was a Welsh Historian, the author of the first serious history of the Owen Morgan Edwards ( 26 December 1858 &ndash 15 May 1920) was a Welsh historian educationalist and writer Thomas Edward Ellis ( 16 February 1859 &ndash 5 April 1899) usually known as T A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters to a Parliament. Merioneth, sometimes called Merionethshire, was a constituency in North Wales established in 1542 which returned one Member of Parliament to the Beriah Gwynfe Evans ( February 12 1848 - November 4 1927) was a Journalist, Congregationalist, Dramatist, Alfred Thomas 1st Baron Pontypridd ( 16 September 1840 &ndash 14 December 1927) was a Welsh Liberal Party Politician Initially it was a purely London-based society, later expanding to cities in England with a large Welsh population. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland The Welsh people ( Welsh: Cymro ("Welshman" Cymraes ("Welsh woman" Cymry ("Welshmen/women" Cymry From 1892 branches were organised in Wales itself, the first being formed at Barry by W. Llewelyn Williams. Barry (Y Barri is a Town in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales. Located along the northern coast of the Bristol Channel less than 7 miles (11 kilometers W Llewelyn Williams ( 10 March 1867 &ndash 22 April 1922) was a Welsh journalist lawyer and Liberal Party politician
Its main objective was to gain self-government for Wales. Self-governance is an abstract concept that refers to several scales of Organization. The movement lost some of its impetus following the withdrawal of T. E. Ellis to join the Government in 1892, after which leadership of Cymru Fydd was taken over by David Lloyd George and Herbert Lewis (MP for Flint Boroughs). David Lloyd George 1st Earl Lloyd George of Dwyfor OM, PC (17 January 1863 &ndash 26 March 1945 was a British Statesman and the only Sir John Herbert Lewis ( 27 December 1858 - November 10 1933) was a British Liberal politician Flint Boroughs (sometimes known as Flint or the Flint District of Boroughs) was a parliamentary constituency in north-east Wales which returned Cymru Fydd was re-launched on a narrower, more political basis.
After an initial period of success in 1894-5, in which time it merged with the North Wales Liberal Federation (18th April 1895) to form the Welsh National Federation, it met with fierce opposition from the South Wales Liberal Federation, led by the Federation President, David Alfred (D.A) Thomas (MP for Merthyr Tydfil 1889-1910). David Alfred Thomas 1st Viscount Rhondda ( 26 March 1856 &ndash 3 July 1918) sometimes known as D Merthyr Tydfil was a parliamentary constituency centred on the town of Merthyr Tydfil in Wales.
On 16 January, 1896, the proposal to merge the South Wales Liberal Federation with the Welsh National Federation was put to the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the South Wales Liberal Federation, held at Newport, Monmouthshire. Events 27 BC - The title Augustus is bestowed upon Gaius Julius Caesar Octavian by the Roman Senate. An annual general meeting (commonly abbreviated as AGM, also known as the annual meeting) is a Meeting that official bodies and associations Newport (Casnewydd is a city and principal area in Wales, in the United Kingdom. Lloyd George was howled down and refused permission to speak. David Lloyd George 1st Earl Lloyd George of Dwyfor OM, PC (17 January 1863 &ndash 26 March 1945 was a British Statesman and the only After Robert Bird, a senior Cardiff Alderman declared his determination to resist 'the domination of Welsh ideas', the merger proposal was defeated. Robert Bird (1839 &ndash 1909 was a Welsh Liberal politician He served as Mayor of Cardiff in 1882 Cardiff ( 'kɑːdɪf) is the Capital and the largest city and county in Wales. An alderman is a member of a municipal assembly or council in many jurisdictions Wales has a distinctive Culture including its own language, customs Holidays and Music. Cymru Fydd collapsed soon afterwards. The effect of this collapse was particularly severe on the Women's Liberal Associations, all but 15 of which collapsed. Lloyd George switched his attention to British matters, next coming to prominence as an opponent of the Boer War. The politics of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland takes place in the framework of a Constitutional monarchy, in which the Monarch is Head See also First Boer War,, South African Wars (1879-1915 The Second Boer War ( Dutch: Tweede Boerenoorlog, Afrikaans:
The movement was supported by the magazine 'Young Wales', edited by John Hugh Edwards between 1895 and its collapse in 1896. (John Hugh Edwards ( April 9 1869 &ndash 14 June 1945) was a British Liberal Party politician An earlier magazine 'Cymru Fydd' ceased publication in 1891.