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Lewis T Evans (1882-1975)


Lewis Evans

He was born at Ty'n-y-gilfach, Cefn Brith, in the parish of Cerrigydrudion and the county of Conwy. During his working life he had been a farm servant, small-holder, quarryman, gamekeeper and forester. He was also a talented poet and a noted tradition-bearer. Some four hundred of his narratives were recorded on tape by the Museum of Welsh Life during 1964-74. (For further information relating to Lewis T Evans, see the notes to his story: 'Robin Ddu and his Brothers'.)

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