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JONES , DAVID GEORGE ( 1780 - 1879 ), blacksmith , of Tir-Waun, Llanarthne, Carms.

According to his epitaph, he was the author of the well-known verse ‘ Bydd myrdd o ryfeddodau ’; see the discussion on p. 17 of Gomer M. Roberts 's edn. ( 1961 ) of J. Thickens , Emynau a'u Hawduriaid .


Emeritus Professor Robert Thomas Jenkins, C.B.E., D.Litt., Ll.D., F.S.A., (1881-1969), Bangor

Published date: 2001