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JAMES , JOSHUA ( 1665 - 1728 ), one of the earliest ministers of the Baptists at Llanwenarth, Mon. ,

received into membership in 1689 , but styled ‘ minister ,’ as assistant to William Prichard (d. 1713 ) (q.v.) in 1699 , and in sole charge after Prichard 's death. He was a man of influence in Baptist circles in London and Bristol ; he d. in Aug. 1728 , aged 63, and was buried at Llanwenarth .

Sources:

  • Joshua Thomas , Hanes y Bedyddwyr ymhlith y Cymry , 2nd ed., 219-22.

Author:

Emeritus Professor Robert Thomas Jenkins, C.B.E., D.Litt., Ll.D., F.S.A., (1881-1969), Bangor

Published date: 1959