Johnes, Thomas (1748-1816)
Johnes, Thomas (1748-1816)o'r Hafod. b. Ludlow.
Landowner and agricultural pioneer, poet. M.P. Ceredigion 1775-80; Radnorshire 1780-96; Ceredigion 1796-1816.
Lord Lieutenant Ceredigion 1800-16. In 1783 went to live at Hafod Uchtryd.
Built a mansion - burnt down in 1807, re-built. Received an R.S.A. medal 5 times for planting trees.
Cardiganshire Landlord's Advice to his Tenants-Bristol : Biggs and Cottell, 1800. 133 + 16 p. (Cyfieithiwyd I'r Cymraeg gan William Owen Pughe - Cynghorion Priodor o Geredigion I Ddeiliaid ei dyddynod). Llundain S. Rosseau, 1800. Another ed. At the Hafod Press by James Henderson.
Catalogue of the cattle to be sold at Hafod Home Farm October 1804-At the Hafod Press by James Henderson
Catalogue of the late Resand library at Venice now forming part of the Hafod library-No place or Publisher. MDCCCVI. 156 p.
Chronicles of Enguerrand de Monstrelet....Transl. by Thomas Johnes-5 v. Hafod Press by James Henderson., 1809
Cynghorion priodor o Garedigion I ddeiliaid ei dyddynod-Llundain : S. Rousseau, 1800
Leaflet - an advertisement of a sale of stock at the Hafod Home Farm-September, 1804. James Henderson, Hafod
Memoirs of John, Lorde de Joinville, Grand Seneschal of Champagne, written by himseld containing a History of Part of the Life of Louis ix King of France surnamed Louis .....The whole translated by Thomas Johnes Esq., -At the Hafod Press by James Henderson, 1807. 2 v.
Memoirs of the Life of Froissart, with an essay on his books and a Criticism of his History. Translated from the French....by Thomas Johnes-London : Printed by Nicholas and Son, Red Lion Passage, Fleet Street and sold by J. White, Fleet Street, 1801
Memoirs of the life of Sir John Froissart to which is added some account of the manuscript of the chronicla in the Elizabethanlibrary at Breslau and a complete index-Transl. By Thomas Johnes. Hafod Press : James Henderson, 1810
Sir John Froissart's Chronicles of England, France, Spain and adjoining countries....-Havod : Printed at his Private Press, 1797. 10 or 12 Volumes. Transl by Thomas Johnes
Sir John Froissart's Chronicles of England, France and the adjoining countries, from the latter part of the reign of Edward 11 to the Coronation of Henry v-Newly translated from the best French Editions....by Thomas Johnes. 4 v. Hafod Press : James Henderson, 1803-5. 4 t. 300 copies quarto 25 folio printed
Travels of Bertrandon de la Brocquiere, Counsellor and First Esquire-Carver to Philippe le Bon, Duke of Burgundy to Palestine and his return from Jerusalem overland France, 1432-3....-Translated by Thomas Johnes. At the Hafod Press by James Henderson, 1807
Publications about the author:
Anon : Thomas Johnes Esq., M. P.-CRE 3, 1818 p. 516-8
Inglis-Jones, E : Peacocks in Paradise-Faber, 1950. 250 p.
Inglis-Jones, Elizabeth : Hafod and Thomas Johnes-WL 6, No. 2, 1946 p. 45-54
Jenkins, Dafydd : Thomas Johnes , Amaethwr CCL 9, 1953-4 t. 9-15-
Jenkins, Dafydd : Thomas Johnes o'r Hafod-Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru, 1948. 84 (2) p.
Morgan, D. J. : Johnes of Hafod Uchtryd, Cardiganshire, as an agriculturalist-JUA 9, 1920 p. 33-6
O. R. : Squire Johnes yr Hafod-CA 6, 1886 t. 210-1
Vaughan, Herbert M : Hafod Press and Colonel Thomas Johnes, author and publisher-TC, 1911-2 p. 1-22; 1919-20
Vaughan, Herbert M : Some letters of Thomas Johnes of Hafod....-BM, MSS 36491-35516. CM 35, 1925 p. 200-13
Williams, W. R. : Colonel Johnes of Hafod-RD 10, 1886 p. 132-40