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LLOYD , THOMAS ( 1765 - 1789 ), Unitarian minister and Academy tutor ;

b. at Coedlannaufawr , Llanwenog , in 1765 . His father was John , brother of David Lloyd ( 1845 - 1863 ) (q.v.) of Brynllefrith . He was educated at Davis of Castell-hywel's school , at Carmarthen Academy ( 1782-6 ), and Hoxton academy ( 1784-5 ). In March 1786 he was appointed tutor in classics and mathematics at ‘Carmarthen’ Academy (which at that time was located at Swansea ), where he remained until his death. He was a Unitarian of the school of Priestley . He d. at the age of 24, and was buried in Llanwenog churchyard, 25 April 1789 .

Sources:

  • Monthly Repository , 1827 , 848-9;
  • D. Peter , Hanes Crefydd yng Nghymru, o'r amser y daeth y Cymry i Ynys Brydain hyd yr amser presennol , Carmarthen, 1816 ;
  • Enwogion Ceredigion , 1869 ;
  • Yr Ymofynnydd , 1901 , 53-5;
  • English Education under the Test Acts By 1931 , 57.

Author:

Reverend Thomas Oswald Williams, M.A., (1888-1965), Lampeter

Published date: 1959