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WILLIAMS, JOHN (‘J.W. Llundain’; 1872 - 1944) masnachwr llechi | Y Bywgraffiadur Cymreig

WILLIAMS, JOHN (‘J.W. Llundain’; 1872 - 1944) masnachwr llechi

Enw: John Williams
Ffugenw: J.W. Llundain
Dyddiad geni: 1872
Dyddiad marw: 1944
Priod: Margaret Jane Williams née Lloyd
Rhiant: Catherine Williams née Jones
Rhiant: John Williams
Brawd neu chwaer: William Gilbert Williams
Rhyw: Gwryw
Galwedigaeth: masnachwr llechi
Maes gweithgaredd: Diwydiant a Busnes
Awdur: Evan David Jones

g. yn Nhŷ Capel Rhostryfan, Llanwnda, Caern., 22 Medi 1872, yr hynaf o saith o blant John Williams, chwarelwr, a Catherine ei wraig, merch Robert a Jane Jones, Llandwrog. Brawd iddo oedd William Gilbert Williams, yr hanesydd lleol. Cafodd John ei addysg yn ysgol fwrdd Rhostryfan cyn dechrau yn chwarel y Braich ym mis Gorff. 1885 a bu yno am tua phum ml. nes i ddwfr lanw twll y chwarel. Wedi rhai misoedd yn chwarel Moeltryfan penderfynodd geisio gwella'i fyd yn Lerpwl. Bu'n gweithio mewn lle naddu meini melin, ffowndri atgyweirio llongau, ystordy cotwm, warws Morris Jones, gwaith llongau Laird, gefail gof a iardau coed. Yn 1898 aeth yn glerc i adeiladydd yn Neston ond ansicr oedd y rhagolygon yno, a derbyniodd le fel goruchwyliwr mewn busnes llechi a gwaith toi yn Llundain ym mis Ion. 1900. Daeth y fusnes honno i ben yn 1904 ond cafodd swydd gyffelyb gyda chwmni oedd yn datblygu ym myd toi adeiladau. Pr. â Margaret Jane, ail ferch Edward Lloyd, Pen-y-fron, Derwen, Dinb. ym mis Rhag. 1900 a magu dwy ferch a dau fab. Ym mis Medi 1923 gwireddwyd ei freuddwyd o gychwyn ei fasnach defnyddiau toi ei hun, gyda'i fab hynaf yn glerc. Sicrhaodd iard gyfleus i'w ddefnyddiau toi mewn tri bwa pont reilffordd yr L.M.S. yng ngorsaf Queen's Park. Bu'r anturiaeth yn llwyddiant gyda digonedd o waith gydag agor heolydd ac adeiladu ystrydoedd o dai newydd yn ystod y blynyddoedd rhwng y ddau ryfel.

Ym mlynyddoedd cynnar ei yrfa yn Lerpwl buasai ganddo ddiddordeb ym mywyd y capeli a'r cymdeithasau diwylliadol Cymraeg, ond collodd y cysylltiadau dros dro. Yn Llundain daeth i gysylltiad â nifer o lenorion da o Gymry a dechreuodd yntau ymddiddori yn y mesurau caeth. Dysgodd ganu'r piano ei hunan a chanu'r organ. Wedi dechrau mynychu capel Willesden Green ymroddodd i gymryd rhan ym mhob adran o'r gwaith yno gan ddod yn arweinydd canu ac athro ysgol Sul. Safodd yn gadarn dros ddefnyddio'r Gymraeg yng nghyfarfodydd y Cymry yn Llundain. Ar ei awgrym ef y cychwynnwyd yn 1925 gyhoeddi papur newydd i Gymry Llundain, Y Ddolen, gydag ef yn gofalu am gywirdeb yr iaith Gymraeg a David Rowland Hughes yn gydolygydd; parhaodd y papur hyd mis Ion. 1941. Darlithiai a chynhaliai ddosbarth ar y cynganeddion gan ysgrifennu erthyglau ar y gynghanedd i'r Brython, 1934-38, yn ogystal â'i golofn wythnosol ‘Ymhlith Cymry Llundain’ i'r papur hwnnw. Cyhoeddodd ei hunangofiant ynghyd ag englynion ac emynau o'i waith yn Hynt gwerinwr.

Bu'n byw am gyfnod yn 4 Wrentham Ave., Willesden ac yn Okehampton Road cyn dychwelyd i Gymru tuag 1940 a chartrefu yng Ngwynfa, Llandwrog, Caern., lle y bu f. 30 Mai 1944.

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Dyddiad cyhoeddi: 1997

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