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I didn’t know when I moved to Bridgend, Wales that I was walking in the footsteps of actuarial greatness. I soon learnt to share the town’s pride in its son William Morgan (1750-1833), widely known as the ‘father of actuarial science’. This biography justifies that appellation and much, much more.