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Williams, John [pseud. Ab Ithel]locked

  • J. E. Lloyd
  • , revised by Beti Jones


Williams, John [pseud. Ab Ithel] (1811–1862), antiquary, was born at Tŷ Nant, Llangynhafal, Denbighshire, the son of Roger Williams (son of William Bethell or Ab Ithel) and his wife, Elizabeth. He received his early education in Ruthin grammar school, and on 15 March 1832, at the age of twenty, matriculated at ...

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