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EVANS , DAVID MEYRICK ( 1827 - 1870 ), Baptist minister ;

b. 30 Nov. 1827 in London . He moved when very young with his parents to the Tregaron, Cards. , district. He began to preach at Swyddffynnon c. 1834 . He was educated at Ystrad Meurig , Accrington Academy , and the University of Glasgow , and ministered at Grosvenor Street , Manchester , 1851-8 , and Greenfield , Llanelly, Carms. , 1858-70 . He was editor of the Llanelly Telegraph , 1860-7 ; he also published Memoirs of Christmas Evans . He d. 31 Jan. 1870 .

Sources:

  • Baptist Handbook , 1871 ;
  • Seren Gomer , 1903 , 135;
  • T. R. Morgan , Bethel Swyddffynnon .

Author:

Rev. William Joseph Rhys, (1880-1967), Gelli, Rhondda / Treherbert

Published date: 1959