He was a tailor by trade, and among the houses at which (according to the old-time practice) he worked was the rectory of Llan-ym-Mawddwy in the days of D. Silvan Evans , who greatly fostered his love of literature. He became a book-collector and a writer , contributing frequently to such periodicals as Yr Eurgrawn , Y Traethodydd , and Cymru (O.M.E.) ; and in 1893 he published a book, Dinas Mawddwy a'i Hamgylchoedd . He d. at Dinas Mawddwy 10 Dec. 1924 .
Emeritus Professor Robert Thomas Jenkins, C.B.E., D.Litt., Ll.D., F.S.A., (1881-1969), Bangor
Published date: 1959