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BOWND , WILLIAM ( fl. 1658), Arminian Baptist .

He lived at Garth Fawr in the parish of Llandinam, Mont. , but worshipped with the Arminian Baptists of Radnorshire . There is no record of his having received a stipend for his ministry after 1658 . He debated publicly with Alexander Parker and John Moon , the Quakers , at Scurwy , a farm near Rhayader (see the article on HUGH EVANS (? - 1656 ). After his early death his widow married William Price , Bucknell . Bownd published jointly with John Price , Maes-y-gelli , Nantmel parish, Rads. , a book entitled The Sun Outshining the Moon ( London , 1658 ).

Sources:

  • J. Spinther James, Hanes y Bedyddwyr yn Nghymru , 1893–1907, ii, 429, 451;
  • Joshua Thomas, Hanes y Bedyddwyr ymhlith y Cymry , 259.

Author:

Rev. Principal Robert Tudur Jones, D.Phil., (1921-98), Bangor

Published date: 1959