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WILLIAMS , MORGAN ( c. 1750 - 1830 ), cleric .

Editor of two booklets entitled Collectanea; neu Gasgliadau o Flodeuog-Waith yr Awduron Brytanaidd ( Carmarthen , 1820 , 1823 ). He may be the ‘ Morgan Williams of Penderin ’ who was ordained deacon 14 Aug. 1774 and priest 6 Aug. 1775 , in which case he became curate of Aberedw, Rads. , in 1775 , and curate of Vaynor and Taf-fechan , Brecknock , in 1788 . It is as curate of Bayvil, Pembs. , that he is generally known; he was also curate of Eglwyswrw in the same county. He d. at a place called Quarry , near Eglwyswrw , aged 80 years, and was buried in that parish 14 June 1830 .

Sources:

  • Seren Gomer , 1830 , 256.

Author:

Miss Rhiannon Francis Roberts, M.A., (1923-90), Aberystwyth

Published date: 1959