William Jenkyn Thomas

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William Jenkyn Thomas (5 July 1870 – 14 March 1959) was a Welsh author best known for his The Welsh Fairy Book. He was an undergraduate student at the University of Cambridge and in addition to his writings worked as a lecturer and teacher. He was the first Head Master at Aberdare Intermediate School (1896-905) and was headmaster (1905-1935) at Hackney Downs School.[1][2][3]

Selected publications[edit]

Thomas, W. J. (1894). Penillion telyn, Rhan 1. Caernarfon: Gwymni y Cyhoeddwys Cymreig.

Thomas, W. J. (1870). Cambrensia: A literary reading book for Welsh schools. London: Edward Arnold.

Thomas, W. J. (1907). The Welsh fairy book. London: Fisher Unwin.