Rhyd-ddu : it's people and it's history

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A photocopy of a winning essay at a literary meeting on the subject of Rhyd-ddu, it's people and it's history.

Administrative / Biographical History

Griffith Evans lived at Drws y Coed, Rhyd-ddu, Caernarfonshire. Rhyd-ddu is a village located at the foot of the highest mountain in Wales, Snowdon. One of the village's most well-known children was T. H. Parry-Williams, the poet. He was born in Rhyd-ddu, where his father was a schoolmaster, and in 1912 he won the crown and the chair at the National Eisteddfod.


Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

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Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, December 2002.

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A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 25719

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