Thomas, John [pseud. Pencerdd Gwalia]
- Ann Griffiths
Thomas, John [pseud. Pencerdd Gwalia] (1826–1913), harpist, was born on 1 March 1826, in Bridgend, Glamorgan, the eldest of the seven children of John Thomas (1807–1895), a tailor, and his wife, Catherine Jones (1806–1863). In 1838, at the age of twelve, he competed at the ...