JONES, ROBERT (Trebor Aled; 1866-1917), poet and Baptist minister

Name: Robert Jones

Pseudonym : Trebor Aled

Date of birth: 1866

Date of death: 1917

Gender: Male

Occupation: poet and Baptist minister

Area of activity: Poetry; Religion

Author: Ray Looker

Born 4 October 1866 at Llety’r Eos, Llansannan, Denbighshire. His early training was meagre, and he began to work when very young; he was a shepherd near Denbigh for a period, and later sold books for a publishing company. In 1893 he began to preach at Denbigh, was ordained pastor of the churches at Llansannan and Llanfairtalhaearn in 1898, and removed thence to Tal-y-bont, near Aberystwyth, in 1905. He published Fy Lloffyn Cyntaf, sef Casgliad o Gynyrchion Prydyddol, 1894; Cofiant y Diweddar Thomas Jones, Llansannan, 1901; Awdl Geraint ac Enid (Testyn y Gadair, Eisteddfod Frenhinol Genedlaethol Rhyl, 1904, 1905); Pleser a Phoen, sef Cyfrol o Farddoniaeth yn y Llon a’r Lleddf, 1908; Talhaiarn, 1916. He died 7 January 1917.




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