Evan Evans was the author of several books and translations, namely Y Cyfammod Gweithred-oedd , 1833 , 1842 ; Ffordd Duw yn y Cyssegr a'r Môr , 1842 , 1852 ; Athrawiaeth a Dyledswydd , two volumes of sermons, 1865 , 1866 ; he translated a work by John Owen , Tystiolaeth Ostyngedig i Ddaioni a Thoster Duw , 1843 . He also translated A compendious view of Natural and Revealed Religion and A brief concordance to the Holy Scriptures , both by John Brown , Haddington , 1845 , 1847 ; The Tryall of a Christian's Growth , Thomas Goodwin , 1847 ; The Rise and Fall of Papacy , Robert Fleming the younger , 1849 ; Social Religion exemplify'd , Matthias Maurice (q.v.) 1862 ; he also published a translation by W. Williams , Talgarth , of The privie Key of Heaven , Thomas Brooks , 1845 . He edited a periodical , Cyfaill Plentyn , which commenced in 1835 and contributed ‘ Atgofion Pedwar Ugain Mlynedd ’ to Cyfaill yr Aelwyd (vi and vii).
[ Evans was a prominent participator in the discussions in the Welsh press on the problems of Welsh emigration to North and South America and to Australia .]
Nansi Ceridwen Jones, Aberystwyth
Published date: 1959