GRUFFYDD, ROBERT (Patrobas, 1832 - 1863), poet

Name: Robert Gruffydd
Pseudonym: Patrobas
Date of birth: 1832
Date of death: 1863
Parent: Catrin Gruffydd
Parent: Robert Gruffydd
Gender: Male
Occupation: poet
Area of activity: Poetry
Author: William Llewelyn Davies

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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