MORRIS, ROBERT PRYS (1831? - 1890), local historian and antiquary; a writer in Welsh and English journals
Name: Robert Prys Morris
Date of birth: 1831?
Date of death: 1890
Occupation: local historian and antiquary; a writer in Welsh and English journals
Area of activity: History and Culture; Literature and Writing
Author: William Llewelyn Davies
(see, e.g. an article by him in Y Traethodydd, xliv) and a temperance advocate. He is remembered for his Cantref Meirionydd, published at Dolgelley in 1890 a few weeks after the death, on 1 March that year, of the author. In its time it was a most useful work, scholarly and painstaking according to the standard then prevailing; it continues to prove a work to which reference can be made.
- Sir William Llewelyn Davies, (1887 - 1952), Aberystwyth
Bye-Gones, relating to Wales and the Border Counties, 19 March 1890;
Y Goleuad, 6 and 13 March 1890.
Published date: 1959
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