His mother d. in 1910 , and the following year he emigrated to the Welsh colony in Patagonia under the patronage of Eluned Morgan ( DWB , 643) , mainly because of a nervous complaint . He was given a home for a long period at the home of Barbara Llwyd ( Mrs. J.O. Evans ) and maintained his own ‘batch’, i.e. a bachelor's cottage, until his marriage, 10 Jan. 1918 , to a widow, Mrs. H.M. Durrouzet , daughter of Erw Fair farm , and grand-daughter of W.E. Williams , founder of the district of Treorci in Chubut . They had 3 daughters, two of them good poets , one of whom, Irma , became a chaired bard of the colony and editor of Y Drafod .
When he became deaf , he retired from public life and lived a hermit's life among his books. His influence on the Welsh mind and culture in the colony as a scholar , writer , poet and harpist was considerable, but his chief contribution was as a literary critic . He d. 25 Jun. 1965 .
Rev. Richard Bryn Williams, M.A., (1902-81), Rhuthyn / Aberystwyth
Published date: 2001