Dictionary of Welsh Biography


A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z



POWELL , HOWELL ( 1819 - 1875 ), Calvinistic Methodist minister in the U.S.A., and author ;

b. 26 Oct. 1819 at Tŷ-newydd , Ystradgynlais , Brecknock . He worked at the Ynyscedwyn Iron Works and afterwards (from 1832 ) at Tredegar . In 1842 he emigrated to the U.S.A. , settling at Abersiwgr , Pennsylvania . Ordained in 1846 , he took charge, in 1851 , of a Calvinistic Methodist church at Cincinnati , removing in 1869 to take charge of a Calvinistic Methodist church in New York . With Eos Glan Twrch ( John Edwards , q.v.) as co-editor , he published, 1871 , Llyfr Hymnau y Methodistiaid Calfinaidd ; he also published, 1873 , Cofiant … William Rowlands, D.D., Utica, Efrog Newydd . He d. 23 March 1875 . A biography of him, by Thomas Levi , was published in New York .

Author:

Robert (Bob) Owen, O.B.E., M.A., (1885-1962), Croesor

Published date: 1959