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DAVIES , ZACCHEUS ( fl. 1737-1770 ), writer of religious carols ( halsingod ) ;

living at Moelfryn Mawr , Llanbadarn Trefeglwys, Cards. , in 1770 . His compositions are to be seen in N.L.W. MS. 609 . According to N.L.W. MS. 5705 , he was the author of Traethawd amy Farn published at Caernarvon in 1798 , Can am Ddydd y Farn ( Swansea , 1802 ), and Can am y Farn ( Aberystwyth , 1809 ).

Sources:

  • The Transactions of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion , 1946 .

Author:

Dr Geraint Bowen, M.A., Ruabon

Published date: 1959