He was a prominent figure in the Presb. Church of Wales , being twice Moderator of the North Wales Association ( 1920 and 1949 ), and Moderator of the General Assembly ( 1926 ). He delivered the Davies Lecture in 1923 , which was published under the title Gwybodaeth y Sanctaidd ( 1923 ). He contributed extensively to the periodicals of his denomination, and he was a columnist for Y Goleuad from 1930 onwards under the pseudonym ‘ Sylwedydd ’; Sylwadau Sylwedydd , a selection of articles from this column was published in 1949 . He also published Cofiant a gweithiau David Roberts y Rhiw ( 1908 ); Rolant y teiliwr ac ysgrifau eraill ( 1920 ); Y Cyfundeb a'i neges: the Connexion and its message , in English and Welsh ( 1935 ). He edited volumes of the sermons of John Williams , Brynsiencyn ( DWB , 1056) ( 1922 and 1923 ), and Thomas Charles Williams ( DWB , 1074-5) ( 1928 and 1929 ). He also published a textbook on the journeys of St. Paul ( 1902 ), and a commentary on the Gospel according to St. Luke ( 1927 and 1928 ). As general editor for the Presbyterian Bookroom , Caernarfon , he guided for many years the passage of numerous works by other authors through the press. In 1950 he received an honorary D.D. degree of the University of Wales . A selection of his sermons (edited by William Morris ) was published posthumously in 1957 .
Rev. Gomer Morgan Roberts, M.A., (1904-93), Pont-rhyd-y-fen / St Dogmael's / Llandybïe
Published date: 2001