LLandysilio (Wales)
24B church JW.jpg
24B church JW.jpg
Llandysilio Church Window.jpg
Llandysilio Church Window.jpg
Llandysilio Church.JPG
Llandysilio Church.JPG
Llandysilo window honoring WCW a.jpg
Window honoring WCW a.jpg
Walter Clopton drawing.jpg
Walter Clopton drawing.jpg

24. LLANDYSILIO (near Dyfed). There is a fine stained glass window here honoring Major Walter C. Wingfield (of the Shropshire-Rhysnant, Dyfed line), the inventor, patentor [1874, Patent #685], marketer and father of lawn tennis. This can be seen on page 118, 120 and 169 of George E. Alexander’s Wingfield: Edwardian Gentleman” [Portsmouth, NH, 1986]. Walter, son of Captain Clopton Wingfield and his wife, Jane, was christened at nearby St.Mary’s (Ruabon Parish) on November 1st, 1833 [#719], by his grandfather, the Rev Rowland Wingfield.