Born 21 June 1817 at a homestead called Yr Ysgol in the parish of Llandegfan, Anglesey, the son of Thomas and Rebecca Lewis. In 1831 he was apprenticed as a draper and grocer at Bangor. After spending some time in various cities, including four years (1840-4) in London, he settled at Bodedern, Anglesey, in 1844, as a druggist. He contributed many articles to Y Traethodydd on the antiquities of Anglesey, and had a volume of verse published under the title Y Rhosyn. He died 2 March 1865.
Published date: 1959
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