GRIFFITH , GRACE WYNNE
( 1888 - 1963 ), novelist
Born Feb. 1888 in
, Anglesey , daughter of
, author of Hanes Môn yn y bedwaredd ganrif ar
bymtheg ( 1927 ) was her sister. She was educated in
Caernarfon county school
. In the early years of the 20th c. she was a nurse in Liverpool , and it was there that she met
; they were m. in 1914 . She d. 1 May 1963 .
She came into prominence in 1934 when she shared a prize for a novel with
Roberts in the national eisteddfod
at Neath , and it was published in 1935 under the title
Creigiau Milgwyn —
’ novel was Traed mewn cyffion . Creigiau Milgwyn was reviewed by
who thoroughly criticised the novel and roundly condemned the adjudicator
for awarding her the prize.
, 1936 , 48-55;
Dafydd Jenkins , Y Nofel datblygiad y nofel Gymraeg ar ôl
, Cardiff, 1948 , 23;
- information from her son, Huw Wynne Griffith .
Rev. Gomer Morgan Roberts, M.A., (1904-93), Pont-rhyd-y-fen / St
Dogmael's / Llandybïe