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date: 28 February 2021

Price, Williamlocked

  • James Gregory


Price, William (1800–1893), physician, self-styled archdruid, and advocate of cremation, was born on 4 March 1800 at Ty'nycoedcae in the parish of Rudry, Monmouthshire, the third son of an impoverished Anglican clergyman, William Price (1760–1841), and his wife, Mary (d. 1844), an illiterate maidservant. After schooling at nearby ...

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National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
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