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BOWEN , DAVID ( 1774 - 1853 ), Felinfoel , minister.

Born at Bryn Bach , Felinfoel , Dec. 11th, 1774 . He was baptised by Daniel Davies , Felinfoel, Carms. 14 May 1797 and he started to preach in 1798 . He was ordained by Titus Lewis and Joshua Watkins , Carmarthen , on 25 Aug. 1806 to be joint-minister with Daniel Davies and he lived at Pantlludw . In 1831 Seion , Llanelli was formed as a church and Bowen was selected by the congregation to be its pastor . He spent the rest of his life in its service and he died on 18 Nov. 1853 .

Sources:

  • B. Humphreys , Hanes Bedyddwyr Felinfoel Cyfrol goffa dau can mlwyddiant, 1709-1909 , Llanelli, 1909 (1909) .

Author:

Rev. Morris Brynllwyn Owen, M.A., B.D. (1875-1949), Carmarthen

Published date: 2001