Born at Pen-y-maes, Nevin, Caernarfonshire, son of Robert and Catrin Gruffydd. He contributed poems to Y Dysgedydd and other journals and, in 1862, published a small volume entitled Byr Ganeuon gan Patrobas (Pwllheli). He died 20 or 21 April 1863 of tuberculosis, leaving a widow and two children, and was buried at Nevin.
Published date: 1959
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