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HUXLEY , THOMAS ( fl. 1765-1788 ), printer .

On his own testimony he was a native of S. Asaph . He established himself as a printer at Chester , and printed a number of Welsh books and ballads. He claimed to be the only printer in those parts who understood Welsh . In 1765 and again in 1788 his name appears with that of W. Read .

Sources:

  • W. Rowlands , Cambrian Bibliography , Llanidloes, 1869 ;
  • J. H. Davies , A Bibliography of Welsh Ballads printed in the 18th century , 1908-11 ;
  • NLW MS 9260.

Author:

Elwyn Evans, M.A., Aberystwyth

Published date: 1959