EDWARDS, WILLIAM (Gwilym Padarn; 1786 - 1857), poet
Name: William Edwards
Pseudonym: Gwilym Padarn
Date of birth: 1786
Date of death: 1857
Child: Griffith Edwards
Area of activity: Poetry
Author: Griffith Milwyn Griffiths
He was a native of Llanberis, Caerns., where he worked as a quarryman. Gaining considerable repute as a poet, he published a volume of verse, Eos Padarn, in 1829. He was buried at Llanberis 3 October 1857. His son, Griffith Edwards (Gutyn Padarn), is separately noticed.
- Griffith Milwyn Griffiths, Aberystwyth
Rhestr gyda nodiadau byrion, o Enwogion Cymreig o 1700 i 1900 (1908);
Bye–Gones, relating to Wales and the Border Counties, 1891, 208;
Cardiff Free Libraries: Catalogue of Printed Literature in the Welsh Department (1898);
NLW MS 1899.
Published date: 1959
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