JONES, LEWIS (Rhuddenfab; 1835 - 1915), printer, poet, and journalist

Name: Lewis Jones
Pseudonym: Rhuddenfab
Date of birth: 1835
Date of death: 1915
Parent: Margaret Jones
Parent: John Jones
Gender: Male
Occupation: printer, poet, and journalist
Area of activity: Eisteddfod; Literature and Writing; Poetry; Printing and Publishing
Author: William Llewelyn Davies

Born 15 June 1835 in Stryd-y-Cerrig, near Llanfwrog church, Ruthin, son of John and Margaret Jones. On 8 April 1845 he was bound apprentice under Isaac Clarke, in the printing office of Mrs. Nathan Maddocks, Ruthin. He was a competitor at eisteddfodau over a long period; he also acted as adjudicator. In NLW MS 5515C are minutes, in his autograph, of committees which met at Ruthin in connection with the centenary celebration of the founding of Sunday School, whilst in NLW MS 5517C and NLW MS 5518B are preserved letters received by him from many men who were prominent in the public and cultural half of the 19th century NLW MS 5517C also contains copies of a series of articles by him entitled ' Deugain Mlynedd yn ôl.' He died 19 April 1915.


Published date: 1959

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