Wesleyan minister, and miscellaneous writer
, one of the eight children of
. He was apprenticed to the well-known
, and afterwards
worked in printing offices
, while working there, he offered himself for the
— at first, for the foreign mission-field, but was rejected on medical grounds; he was accepted for home service, and was stationed, in
. He seems to have been but an indifferent
, but a hard-working
, and a most energetic
— when on the
, he set up as many as five new chapels. His last circuit was at
, where he d.
1 May 1888
. His claim to inclusion in the present work is his great activity — following the example of his former master,
(to whose magazine,
Golud yr Oes
, he was a contributor) — in the production of popular books. Three especially of these may be mentioned:
Llyfr Pawb ar Bob Peth
Hynodion Hen Bregethwyr Cymru
); these three had a wide sale.
also contributed to the periodicals of his connexion,
, and served a term as
of the latter.
Y Gwyddoniadur Cymreig
(2nd edn.), x, 916.
Emeritus Professor Robert Thomas Jenkins, C.B.E., D.Litt., Ll.D.,
F.S.A., (1881-1969), Bangor