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Jones

1. Daniel. 1881--1967, British phonetician
2. Daniel. 1912--93, Welsh composer. He wrote nine symphonies and much chamber music
3. David. 1895--1974, British artist and writer: his literary works, which combine poetry and prose, include In Parenthesis (1937), an account of World War I, and The Anathemata (1952)
4. Digby (Marritt). born 1956, British businessman; director-general of the Confederation of British Industry from 2000
5. Inigo . 1573--1652, English architect and theatrical designer, who introduced Palladianism to England. His buildings include the Banqueting Hall of Whitehall. He also designed the settings for court masques, being the first to use the proscenium arch and movable scenery in England
6. John Paul, original name John Paul. 1747--92, US naval commander, born in Scotland: noted for his part in the War of American Independence
7. (Everett) Le Roi , Muslim name Imanu Amiri Baraka. born 1934, US Black poet, dramatist, and political figure
8. Quincy. born 1933, US composer, arranger, conductor, record producer, and trumpeter, noted esp for his film scores
9. Robert Tyre, known as Bobby Jones. 1902--71, US golfer
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Worldwide an estimated three million people are Joneses, and the highest number of them per capita is in Blaenau Ffestiniog.
6 Where does the phrase 'keeping up with the Joneses' come from?
6 In 2000, Bala Rugby Club fielded an entire team of Joneses
Joneses from across the world flocked to the Wales Millennium Centre, in Cardiff Bay, in an ambitious attempt to set a new Guinness World Record for the largest same surname gathering ever in the world.
A TV channel hopes to unseat the Swedish Norbergs - who have not only been keeping up with the Joneses but passed them by in staging the biggest get-together of people who share a surname.
A total of 1,224 Joneses made up the audience for the Jones Jones Jones variety show at the Wales Millennium Centre.
But the influx of Mr and Mrs Joneses has made life difficult for hoteliers and bar managers at in the city.
Up to 1,200 Joneses will gather in the auditorium of the Wales Millennium Centre in an attempt to beat the current record of 583 Norbergs in Sweden.
Wales coach Mike Ruddock last night spelled out a challenge to South Africa as he named his team to take on the Tri-Nations champions at the Millennium Stadium this weekend - just try and keep up with my Joneses.: WALES:15 Gareth THOMAS Jones (Toulouse, capt) 14 Hal LUSCOMBE Jones (Dragons) 13 Sonny PARKER Jones (Ospreys) 12 Gavin HENSON Jones (Ospreys) 11 Shane WILLIAMS Jones (Ospreys)