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Owen, David [pseud. Dewi Wyn o Eifion]locked

(bap. 1784, d. 1841)
  • E. G. Millward


Owen, David [pseud. Dewi Wyn o Eifion] (bap. 1784, d. 1841), poet, was the son of Owen Dafydd and Catherine, his second wife, who lived on the farm of Y Gaerwen, in the parish of Llanystumdwy, Caernarvonshire. He was baptized in that parish on 18 June 1784, and was educated in local schools and, unusually, in a boarding-school at ...

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