Personal papers mainly relating to John Thomas 'Sion Wyn o Eifion', 1809-1890, including letters, 1809-1890; poetry, [c.1840]-1855.
Sion Wyn o Eifion Letters and Papers
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- ReferenceGB 219 XM/652
- Dates of Creation1809-1890
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish Welsh
- Physical Description(29 items)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
John Thomas, 'Sion Wyn o Eifion' (1786-1859), poet, was born in Chwilog, Llanarmon, Caernarfonshire, the son of Thomas Roberts. Following his education at a school kept by Isaac Morris of Pentyrch Isaf, he suffered from a severe illness that left him frail and decrepit for the rest of his life.
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Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Sion Wyn o Eifion Letters and Papers, catalogue; Dictionary of Welsh Biography down to 1940 (London, 1959)
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A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Caernarfon Record Office
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