He also started a printing-press at Tremadoc , where he printed various publications, and a number of Welsh books. In Nov. 1858 he began publishing Y Brython , a weekly newspaper, but at the beginning of 1859 it became a monthly magazine; Daniel Silvan Evans was co-editor till 1860 , but owing to lack of support publication ceased in 1863 .
He was a keen eisteddfodwr , and wrote a good deal of verse , but did not excel. He published and edited Gwaith Barddonol Sion Wyn o Eifion , 1861 ; Cyff Beuno ( Eben Fardd ), 1863 ; Cell Meudwy ( Ellis Owen ), 1877 ; John Ystumllyn , 1888 ; Yr Emynydd Cristionogol , 1889 ; Y Gestiana, sef, Hanes Tre'r Gest , 1892 .
He left the Methodists and became a faithful member of the Anglican church at Tremadoc , and started a Sunday school in the town hall. He also edited and published Baner y Groes , a Church monthly magazine, and he contributed articles to Yr Haul , Y Llan , and Cymru . He d. 7 March 1905 , and was buried at Ynyscynhaearn .
William Rowlands, M.A., Porthmadog
Published date: 1959