BRERETON, ANDREW (or HENRY) JONES (1827 - 1885, Andreas o Fôn), writer

Name: Andrew (or Henry) Jones Brereton
Pseudonym: Andreas o Fôn
Date of birth: 1827
Date of death: 1885
Gender: Male
Occupation: writer
Area of activity: Literature and Writing
Author: Robert Thomas Jenkins

Born 11 September 1827 in Liverpool, he was in business there and afterwards as a brewer at Mold. He wrote in various periodicals, frequented eisteddfodau, and edited the transactions of the Mold Cymreigyddion Eisteddfod of 1851. In 1878, a national testimonial to him was set on foot, but he diverted the money to the foundation of a scholarship at University College, Aberystwyth.

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Published date: 1959

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