The post-Napoleonic miseries in Llanuwchllyn and Bala (Merioneth), Liverpool, Sheffield, London and New York of the orphans of Thomas and Catherine Jones of Nantfach Farm, north of Bala; and of the children of Simon and Mari Jones of the smithy at Y Lôn, Llanuwchllyn. From a 1965 piece in the Liverpool Daily Post.
More Czechs, Spike Jones, Brexit, burning Guy, Child Ballads, copyright, Robin Hood’s two pricks, and so on.
Translations from Welsh and Yiddish revealing ornithomancy amongst the 19th century north Welsh and Jewish Lithuanians.
Or rather, how my grandfather seems to have been named after a minor railway station.