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Jones, David James [pseud. Gwenallt]locked

  • Hywel Teifi Edwards


Jones, David James [pseud. Gwenallt] (1899–1968), poet and literary scholar, was born in Wesley Terrace, Pontardawe, Glamorgan, on 18 May 1899, the eldest child of Thomas Jones (1867–1927), furnaceman, and his wife, Mary, née Jones (1867–1938), both of Carmarthenshire hill-farming stock who moved to improve their lot in the industrial south. Soon after his birth the family crossed the ...

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