1921: Grant to poet

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The Prime Minister has obtained a grant of £100 from the Royal Bounty Fund to Mr. G. Williams (Carneddog), a Welsh farmer and poet who lives at Nantmor, a small village at the foot of Snowdon, in recognition of his services to Welsh literature and poetry.

Published by Hartlepool Northern Daily Mail, 14 June 1921

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1910: Rhyd-Ddu – Lecture

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In the Literary and Debating Society of the above place held last Tuesday evening, a lecture was delivered by Mr T. H. Parry-Williams, B.A., Oxford, a native of the place. His subject was “Ieuenctid y Dydd,” and he dealt with the young Welsh poets that have lately published their works. The lecturer criticised and eulogised the works of Eifion Wyn, Emyr, Moelwyn, W. Wyn Williams, Silyn, and W. J. Griffith, in a very keen and masterful manner, and recited most effectively specimens from the lyrics of each poet. Though much had been written to the contrary, from time to time, he considered the present age, so far, the golden age of Welsh poetry. The interest of the audience was kept without flagging from beginning to end by the many and varied recitations the lecturer gave from the poets under consideration

Published in Carnavon and Denbigh Herald, 14 January 1910

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