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JONES , MARGARET (‘ Y Gymraes o Ganaan ’; ?- 1902 ) ;

native of Rhosllannerchrugog, Denbs. She became well known for her travels in foreign lands . She spent a fairly long time in Palestine and in Morocco . A selection of her letters from Palestine to her family were published as Llythyrau Cymraes o Wlad Canaan , 1869 , and a description of her experiences in Morocco appeared under the title, Morocco a'r hyn a welais yno , 1883 . She settled in Australia , and m. a farmer from that country called Josey . She d. 18 Oct. 1902 in Redbank Plains , Queensland , Australia .

Sources:

  • Eminent Welshmen: a short biographical dictionary of Welshmen ... from the earliest times to the present , 1908 ;
  • NLW MS 9263;
  • Y Tyst , 10 Dec. 1902 .

Author:

Griffith Milwyn Griffiths, M.A., Aberystwyth

Published date: 2001