On 19 July 1849 he m. Jennette Griffith Humphreys , daughter of Richard Humphreys , Dyffryn (q.v.) , and went to live at Dyffryn , where he remained for the rest of his life. He was already a popular preacher and soon became a leader in his Connexion and a foremost advocate of fixed pastorates and of the education of the ministry . In 1856 he was appointed to superintend the collection of a fund for the Bala Methodist College , and by 1870 , largely by his personal efforts, a sum of about £30,000 was realised. He was an early contributor to the Traethodydd , and from 1854 to 1856 he edited Y Methodist . He also contributed some articles to Y Gwyddoniadur . He was moderator of the North Wales Calvinistic Methodist Association in 1865 , and of the general assembly in 1870 . He d. 9 May 1871 . Two volumes of his sermons, edited by Dr. Owen Thomas , were published ( 1876 and 1882 ). His widow d. 27 June 1888 . Their eldest son was Kichard Humphreys Morgan (q.v.) .
Edward Morgan Humphreys, O.B.E., M.A., (1882-1955), Caernarfon
Published date: 1959