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Evan [Evans], Edwardlocked

(1716–1798)
  • C. W. Lewis

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Evan [Evans], Edward (1716–1798), nonconformist minister and poet, was born in March 1716 in Tir Evan Rhys, a farmhouse at Llwydcoed, Aberdâr, Glamorgan, the son of Ifan ap Siôn ap Rhys, a weaver and smallholder noted for his geniality and fondness for poetry. Reputedly a skilled harpist when he was only eleven years old, ...

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