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date: 17 May 2021

Rowlands, William [pseud. Gwilym Lleyn]locked

(1802–1865)
  • Lionel Madden

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Rowlands, William [pseud. Gwilym Lleyn] (1802–1865), bibliographer and Wesleyan Methodist minister, was born on 24 August 1802 at Llety, Bryncroes, Caernarvonshire, the eldest of six children of Thomas Rowlands, a weaver, and his wife, Eleanor. His literary name comprises the Welsh form of his first name and his place of birth on the ...

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