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Mar 22, 2015

Polymaths raised on remote farm

The Morris brothers of Anglesey were renowned in the 18th century for their multi-skilling, despite having grown up on a remote farm. Their father was a cooper ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

and farmer. His sons held important official posts, were consulted on medical and business matters, wrote poetry and music and established a long-lasting society for Welsh people living in London. Hundreds of the letters they wrote to each other have survived, providing a unique insight into Welsh life at the time. For more on the brothers, scan the HistoryPoints QR codes beside the Wales Coast Path by the Pilot Boat Inn, City Dulas. Or click here