POWELL, EVAN (1721 - 1785), a carpenter who wrote verse

Name: Evan Powell
Date of birth: 1721
Date of death: 1785
Gender: Male
Occupation: carpenter who wrote verse
Area of activity: Business and Industry; Poetry
Author: Moelwyn Idwal Williams

Of Llanfrynach near Brecon, a carpenter who wrote verse. A poem of his, 'Fel ar y môr o wydr,' was included among the hymns contained in Williams of Pantycelyn's Ffarwel Weledig , 1766, p.50. It was separately reprinted (in ballad format) several times - two examples are noted on p. 34 of the Cardiff Catalogue.

Powell died 5 June 1785, 'aged 64,' and was buried at Builth.


Published date: 1959

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