Taffy-bach-un-fraich (Beulah Area)
Born in Hirwaun, Glamorganshire
Lost his arm after being hit by a car when he was on his way home from the local public house
He started drinking after suffering trauma when he was a soldier during the First World War
Had a good tenor voice and he would sing for a few coins. He sang 'Where is my wandering boy tonight', with tears rolling down his cheeks.
He would also recite 'Iet y Clos'
He spent his last months being cared for by the Pantdaniel Farm family and died in Lampeter workouse on May 15th 1958
Davies, Margaret; Hanes tramps yn ardal y Gambo yn niwedd y 30au a dechrau'r 50au, Gambo, No. 200, pages 6-7