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GRUFFYDD , ROBERT ( Patrobas , 1832 - 1863 ), poet ;

b. at Pen-y-maes , Nevin, Caerns. , son of Robert and Catrin Gruffydd . He contributed poems to Y Dysgedydd and other journals and, in 1862 , published a small volume entitled Byr Ganeuon gan Patrobas ( Pwllheli ). He d. 20 or 21 April 1863 of tuberculosis , leaving a widow and two children, and was buried at Nevin .

Sources:

  • J. Jones (‘Myrddin Fardd’) , Enwogion Sir Gaernarfon , 1922 ;
  • NLW MS 13701.

Author:

Sir William Llewelyn Davies, M.A., LL.D., F.S.A. (1887-1952), Aberystwyth

Published date: 1959