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date: 25 February 2020

Blackwell, John [pseud. Alun]locked

  • Thompson Cooper
  • , revised by M. Clare Loughlin-Chow


Blackwell, John [pseud. Alun] (1797–1840), Welsh-language poet and writer, was born at Ponterwyl, Mold, Flintshire, the son of Peter Blackwell, collier, and his wife, Mary. He received no formal education, and at the age of eleven he was apprenticed as a shoemaker with ...

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University College, London
National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
Gentleman's Magazine
J. E. Lloyd & others, eds., (1959) [Eng. trans. of Y bywgraffiadur Cymreig hyd 1940, 2nd edn (1954)]; R. T. Jenkins, E. D. Jones, & B. F. Roberts, eds., (2001) [with suppl. to 1940]