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EVANS , TIM ( 1877 - 1939 ), artist ;

b. at Llanbedr-y-cennin , in the Conway Valley , 1877 , son of Timothy Evans . He was educated at the Tal-y-bont elementary school and the Liverpool Technical College . He afterwards entered Sir H. von Herkomer 's school of art at Bushey, Herts . For some years he lived on the Continent , latterly in Holland , but returned to London , where he was at the time of his death, 18 Nov. 1939 . He was buried in Plumstead cemetery . He was twice m. His best work is to be found in his water-colour landscapes , particularly of Welsh scenery, but he was also a portrait-painter . He was interested in music and was a good vocalist .

Sources:

  • Article by ‘Eifionydd’ in Y Glannau , Aug. 1950 ;
  • information supplied by Mr. E. D. Rowlands , Degannwy.

Author:

Edward Morgan Humphreys, O.B.E., M.A., (1882-1955), Caernarfon

Published date: 1959