Some autograph poems by Hugh Hughes are to be found in N.L.W. Wynnstay MS. 8 . A collection of his work (including his ‘ Cywydd Annerch ’ to Goronwy Owen and the latter's celebrated reply) was published along with the poems of Goronwy Owen and Lewis Morris in Diddanwch Teuluaidd , Hugh Jones of Llangwm , 1763 , and some religious verse by him, mainly in the free metres, appeared in Diddanwch, iw Feddiannydd ( Dublin , 1773 ). Another cywydd may be found in Dewisol Ganiadau yr Oes Hon , 1759 , and a carol plygain in Blodeu-gerdd Cymry , 1759 . He also translated two, possibly three, books into Welsh . These are Deial Ahaz, wedi ei Hysprydoli ( Caerfyrddin , 1773 ), a translation of a work by David Tucker , and Rheolau Bywyd Dynol ( Dublin , 1774 ), a translation of Robert Dodsley , The Oeconomy of Human Life ; ‘ Deddfau Moesoldeb Naturiol. Wedi ei gyfieithu gan Hugh ab Hugh ,’ 1773 , is listed in Rowlands , Cambrian Bibliography , but of this no copy appears to have survived. Letters to and from Hugh Hughes have been printed in Add. M.L. (index).
Rhiannon Francis Roberts, M.A., (1923-90), Aberystwyth
Published date: 1959