Also known as Ap Hefin or Ap Hevin, Merthyr.
LLOYD, HENRY (‘Ap Hefin’; 1870-1946), poet and printer; b. 23 June 1870 in Tyddyn Ifan, Islaw'r Dref, Dolgellau, Mer., to David and Margaret Lloyd. He received some education in Arthog school, but more, he claimed, from the literary societies of the churches and the Good Templars. In 1878 he moved to Cwm Bwlchcoc, Dolgellau. After being an apprentice printer in the office of Y Dydd, he went to Aberdare in 1891 as a compositor in the office of Y Darian. In 1893, he moved to Merthyr, to the office of Y Tyst, and in 1902 returned to Aberdare, to the office of Y Darianand the Aberdare Leader. Later, he established his own printing business where he remained until his retirement in 1940. He was… Go to person page >