Calvinistic Methodist minister
son of the
; b. at
on he lived at
, where he
kept a school
. He began to
and was ordained in
. Like his uncle,
, he was physically frail but, also like him, he was one of the outstanding preachers of his time. He had a powerful intellect and his method of
, especially at times, was electrifying. He is credited with having converted a thousand people at the
, which lasted for twelve years (
), was a source of grief and loss to the entire nation. Unfortunately, he only recovered for a few months. He d.
29 Jan. 1849
at the age of 68.
Cofiant a phigion o bregethau y Parch.
Michael Roberts, Pwllheli yn cynnwys yr hyn a ysgrifenodd
am dano ei hun, ac am ei dad, y Parch. J. Roberts, Llangwm,
Cofiant y Parchedig John Jones,
(New York, 1868)
, i, 109, ii, 879;
Eminent Welshmen: a short biographical dictionary of Welshmen ... from the earliest times to the present
Geiriadur Bywgraffyddol o Enwogion
, ii, 504;
Biographical Dictionary of Ministers and
Preachers of the Welsh Calvinistic Methodist Body … to the
close of the year 1850
, ii, 184.
Reverend Richard Thomas, B.A. (1872-1950), Caernarfon