John Jones ('Talhaiarn')

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Photograph of 'Talhairn' in later life. The photograph has 'W. Griffith (Tydam)' and 'Pub. London' printed on the front and is printed with a crest labelled 'Tydain's Photographic Album Gallery' on the reverse.

John Jones (1810 – 1869 was a Welsh poet and architect and known by the bardic name 'Talhairn'. He was born and died (having shot himself) at the Harp Inn in Llanfair Talhaearn, Denbighshire.

Administrative / Biographical History

JJ was a poet and architect, born at the Harp Inn, Llanfair, Talhaiarn.

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