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EVANS , DAVID ( fl. 1750 ), poet ,

of Coed-bychan , Llanfair Caereinion, Mont. He was one of the descendants of Humphrey Davies (q.v.) of Llanbryn-mair . Some of his verse appeared in the almanacs published by Evan Davies ( Philomath , fl. 1720-50 , q.v.) . There is one of his poems in N.L.W. MS. 14402 : ‘ Chwech o Benhillion a ddanfonwyd mewn llythyr o Flanders yn amser y Frenhines Anne, at fy Mam, ac mi welais gyffhelyb i'r peth ar ôl hynnu yn Flanders yn amser George yr Ail, ar Galon Drom .’

Sources:

  • R. Williams , Montgomeryshire Worthies (1894) .

Author:

Elwyn Evans, M.A., Aberystwyth

Published date: 1959