Meurig: man of letters

Posted on January 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

A 97 year old resident at Hallmark Healthcare’s Cartref Annwyl Fan care home in South Wales has celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Welsh dictionary this year following its production in 1958.

Mr Meurig Harold Evans from Pontlliw in South Wales was awarded joint first place in an Eisteddfod translation writing competition 50 years ago, which resulted in the initiation of the production of the first version of the Welsh dictionary. The first ever dictionary was printed in 1953 but the complete version of the Welsh dictionary was finished by Mr Evans

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