He began his ministry in the churches of Siloh , Pontardulais , and Hen Gapel , Llanelli. In 1907 he went to Hermon , Plas-marl , Swansea and remained there until 1914 . He served in Seion , Llandysul from 1914 to 1924 . He moved to Capel Newydd , Llandeilo and remained there until his retirement in 1954 when he went to live in Sketty , Swansea . He d. 17 Sept. 1958 and was interred at Bwlchnewydd , Carmarthenshire .
He was chairman of the Union of Welsh Independents in 1947 and that year he went to America to attend the World Congregational Congress in Boston . He published three books: Siôn Gymro ( 1938 ), Cofiant Tomos Llanboidy ( 1953 ), and Coleg Presbyteraidd Caerfyrddin a'r genhadaeth ( 1957 ). He made regular contributions to the periodicals of his denomination: Y Tyst , Y Dysgedydd , Cennad Hedd and Tywysydd y Plant and also to Y Genhinen . Above all else his preaching was based on scripture, and his pleasant personality, his tall appearance and his melodious eloquence made him popular for many years in the churches of his denomination.
Rev. Iorwerth Jones (1913-92), Gorseinon
Published date: 2001