He collected over 700 Welsh airs , of which 500 were published in two volumes in 1896 under the title Alawon fy Ngwlad , the selection and arrangement being in the hands of D. Emlyn Evans ; this work contains portraits and biographies of harpists and singers to the harp , together with explanatory notes on the art of singing to the accompaniment of the harp. Further, he left in manuscript a treatise on the heraldry of the princes of Wales together with illustrations. Some letters received by him are preserved in N.L.W. MS. 584 ; see also N.L.W. MS. 588 .
He died 18 Aug. 1899 and was buried at Llanfihangel Trefeglwys .
Robert David Griffith, M.A., (1877-1958), Old Colwyn
Published date: 1959