His published work includes ' Araith Wgan ar Gân ' (Brython, 1863), and also a number of other poems (one of them at least a translation from English) which were published in the 18th century; a list of these is given by Myrddin Fardd in Y Traethodydd, 1886. A carol composed by him is found in NLW MS 1666B (209b); it is also probable that he is the Richard Parry whose poems are found in Bodewryd MS 73D , NLW MS 432B , NLW MS 559B , NLW MS 1238B: Barddoniaeth , NLW MS 6882D , NLW MS 7892B , and Swansea MS. 2. According to his tombstone (which has since disappeared) he died on 5 January 1763, at the age of 53; he was buried in the churchyard of Llannerch-y-medd, south of the east end of the church.
Published date: 1959
Article Copyright: http://rightsstatements.org/page/InC-RUU/1.0/
The Dictionary of Welsh Biography is provided by The National Library of Wales and the University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies. It is free to use and does not receive grant support. A donation would help us maintain and improve the site so that we can continue to acknowledge Welsh men and women who have made notable contributions to life in Wales and beyond.
Find out more on our sponsorship page.