Bearers of a name that stretches back through the dim mists of time to the founder of the first royal tribe of Wales, ‘Griffiths’ is a name that resonates throughout the frequently turbulent historical record.
While some gained distinction with sword in hand, others have achieved fame and acclaim through a rich and colourful range of much more peaceful endeavours and pursuits.
Born in 1792 in Carmarthenshire, David Griffiths was the intrepid Welsh Christian Missionary who was among the first to translate the Bible into an African language.
In the world of contemporary music, Marcia Griffiths, known as the ‘Queen of Reggae’, is the American singer and former backing vocalist for Bob Marley and the Wailers and who’s 1976 Electric Boogie remains the biggest-selling single of all time by a female reggae singer.
Shot through with high drama and romance, the vibrant tale of proud bearers of the Griffiths name is presented here.