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EVANS , THOMAS ( 1844 - 1922 ), Congregational minister ;

b. 1 Nov. 1844 at Y Ffatri , Pen-y-bont-fawr, Mont. He worked in his father's factory for some time. Influenced by the Welsh religious revival of 1859 he started to preach . He was at Bala Independent College , 1865-8 , ministering afterwards at Betws-y-coed and Salem ( Capel Garmon ), 1868-74 , and at Amlwch , 1874-1922 . He was considered a diligent pastor and a preacher with a kindly and homely style; he also worked hard for the foreign missions . He d. 7 Dec. 1922 . His brothers, David Evans ( 1842 - 1914 ) and Owen Evans ( 1829 - 1920 ) are separately noticed.

Sources:

  • Y Tri Hyn sef y Parchedigion Owen Evans, D.D., Llundain, David Evans, Caerfyrddin, Thomas Evans, Amlwch , 1931 ;
  • Y Dysgedydd , March 1923 .

Author:

Reverend John Dyfnallt Owen, M.A., (1873-1956), Aberystwyth

Published date: 1959