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George Borrow (1803-81), visited Llangollen 1854 Memorials in Glyn Ceiriog and Oulton, Cumbria.. There is a memorial window and stone in the garden at the Glyn Ceiriog Mechanics Institute.

Robert Browning (1812-89), Llangollen 1886

Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889) He entered the Jesuit seminary at St Bueno's College in the vale of Clwyd 1874-7

Wrexham Station Robert Francis Kilvert (1840-79)

Irish Mary and her sister got into Kilvert's compartment from the platform in the foreground as he travelled to Liverpool on 19 June, 1872(from Kilvert Journal Sept. 2004)

John Cowper Powys (1872-1963) Returned to Great Britain in 1934, after many years in the U.S.A., settling in North Wales in 1935, in the mountains at Corwen 1935-1955 and Blenau Ffestiniog 1955-1963.

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