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EVANS , JOHN ( Ioan Tachwedd ; 1790 - 1856 ), poet and Wesleyan minister .

He composed a considerable amount of verse, which appeared in Y Drysorfa and Yr Eurgrawn . He d. 2 May 1856 .

John Hugh Evans ( Cynfaen ) was his son.

Sources:

  • Rhestr gyda nodiadau byrion, o Enwogion Cymreig o 1700 i 1900 , National Eisteddfod Association, 1908 ;
  • Geiriadur Bywgraffyddol o Enwogion Cymru , i, 344;
  • Yr Eurgrawn Wesleyaidd , Dolgellau , 1856 .

Author:

Griffith Milwyn Griffiths, M.A., Aberystwyth

Published date: 1959