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Reverend Richard Parry "Gwalchmai" - Christ Church, Llandudno, Conwy, Wales
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Meirion
N 53° 19.572 W 003° 50.081
30U E 444407 N 5908883
Quick Description: One of a number of red plaques scattered around Llandudno in memory of famous and historic locals, Llandudno, Conwy, Wales.
Location: North Wales, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 8/22/2011 5:57:16 PM
Waymark Code: WMCCQ4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
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Long Description:
Born in Llannerch-y-medd in 1803 and with a long career as an influential minister, Richard Parry established a chapel in Llandudno for both Welsh and English services.

He was a prolific Welsh language author, and won ten eisteddfod chairs during his lifetime. 'Gwalchmai' being his bardic name.

The plaque is bi-lingual, the English text reads:


REVEREND RICHARD PARRY 'GWALCHMAI'
1803 - 1897
Writer of early historical guide to Llandudno.
Promoter of religious services in English
for the visitors to the town.
Type of Historic Marker: Red metal plaque.

Historical Marker Issuing Authority: Local Civic Society / Town Council ?

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