LEWIS, RICHARD (1817 - 1865), pharmacist and author

Name: Richard Lewis
Date of birth: 1817
Date of death: 1865
Parent: Rebecca Lewis
Parent: Thomas Lewis
Gender: Male
Occupation: pharmacist and author
Area of activity: Literature and Writing; Medicine
Author: Griffith Milwyn Griffiths

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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