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BAUGH , ROBERT ( 1748? - 1832 ), engraver, map-maker, and musician .

Described as ‘of Llandysilio ,’ he was for many years parish clerk of Llanymynech . His name is associated with the well-known map of North Wales , 1795 , the work of John Evans , Llwyn-y-groes , Llanymynech , but engraved by Baugh . Baugh made a map of Shropshire for which he was awarded, in 1809 , a silver medal and fifteen guineas by the Royal Society of Arts , London . He d. 27 Dec. 1832 , aged 84.

Sources:

  • R. Williams , Montgomeryshire Worthies , second ed., 1894 (incl. ref. to an article in Cambrian Quarterly Magazine , four volumes, 1829–33 );
  • M. O. Jones , Bywgraffiaeth Cerddorion Cymreig , National Eisteddfod Association publication, 1890 .

Author:

Sir William Llewelyn Davies, M.A., LL.D., F.S.A. (1887-1952), Aberystwyth

Published date: 1959