WILLIAMS, DAVID (1793? - 1845), author

Name: David Williams
Date of birth: 1793?
Date of death: 1845
Gender: Male
Occupation: author
Area of activity: Literature and Writing
Author: Robert (Bob) Owen

Born at Landore, Glamorganshire, c. 1793, becoming in course of time a member of the Congregational church at Mynydd-bach. He emigrated to Mexico, leaving Haverfordwest on 12 March 1825, and reaching Vera Cruz on 13 May; he had learnt Spanish during the voyage. He published Llythyrau Cymro yn Mexico at ei Gyfeillion yn Nglandwr wrth Abertawy … (Abertawy, 1827). Two parts were issued out of three that were projected, and three editions appeared in the same year. In 1833 he left for the U.S.A., settling at Allentown, Pennsylvania, where he was employed at the Craneville iron-works. He died 1 May 1845.


Published date: 1959

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