Born 28 February 1871 at Caernarfon. Known by his bardic name of ‘Leo’, but in Yr Herald Cymraeg he wrote under the pen-name of ‘Sgorfai’. He was one of the founders of Y Dinesydd Cymreig (1912), its editor until 1925, and its manager until 1926. His articles, ‘Senedd y Pentre’, were very popular. He moved to Blaenau Ffestiniog (1926) as an official with the Independent Order of Rechabites, returning to Caernarfon (1942). He wrote a column ‘Sibrydion yr Awel’, in Y Gwyliedydd Newydd. He was an actor, author of the play, Yr Hen Gojar (1925), pacifist, temperance advocate, and local preacher. He died 7 January 1944 at Caernarfon.
Published date: 2001
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