THOMAS, DAVID (Dewi Hefin; 1828 - 1909), poet

Name: David Thomas
Pseudonym: Dewi Hefin
Date of birth: 1828
Date of death: 1909
Gender: Male
Occupation: poet
Area of activity: Poetry
Author: Griffith Milwyn Griffiths

Born at Cnap-sych, Llanwenog, Cardiganshire, 4 June 1828. Educated at Cribyn school, he himself later kept schools at Cribyn, Bwlch-y-fadfa, Mydroilyn, Llanarth, Cwrtnewydd, and Llanwnnen in Cardiganshire. He retired in 1883. He contributed frequently to various magazines such as Seren Gomer and Yr Ymofynydd. Four volumes of his poems were published: Y Blodau, 1854; Blodau Hefin, 1859; Blodau'r Awen, 1866; Blodau Hefin, 1883. He died 9 March 1909.


Published date: 1959

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