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Evans, John Gwenogvryn (1852–1930), palaeographer, was born at Ffynnon-felfed, Llanybydder, Carmarthenshire, on 20 March 1852, the only son of Thomas Evans, farmer, and his wife, Margaret, née Rees. When he was a year old his parents moved to Llanwenog, Cardiganshire, the parish from which he later coined his middle name. He attended local schools until the age of fourteen, and then spent four years apprenticed to his uncle, ...