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JONES , JOHN MORGAN ( 1838 - 1921 ; DWB , 486).

Pant , i.e. at Cefncoedycymer .

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JONES , JOHN MORGAN ( 1838 - 1921 ), Calvinistic Methodist minster ;

b. [ 15 July 1838 ] at Llanddewibrefi, Cards. His family moved to Dowlais , and after working there as a carpenter , he entered the ministry ( 1864 ). He was educated at Trevecka College ( 1866-9 ), ordained in 1870 , and ministered in turn to churches at Deri ( 1869 ), Ystalyfera ( 1871 ), Treforest ( 1873 ), and Pembroke Terrace , Cardiff ( 1875-1912 ). For the last fourteen years of his life he was superintendent of the ‘ Forward Movement .’ He was moderator of the South Wales C.M. Association in 1902 , and twice moderator of the General Assembly ( 1897 and 1920 ). He served for many years on the Cardiff School Board , and on the Council of University College , Cardiff , and in 1920 was awarded the honorary degree of LL.D. by the University of Wales . He was at various times editor of Y Lladmerydd , Y Drysorfa , and Y Deonglwr ; he published Cofiant David Morgan, Pant , in 1887 , commentaries (in Welsh ) on Hebrews , Ephesians , and Acts , Yr Efengylau (‘ Davies Lecture ,’ 1906 ), Y Tadau Methodistaidd , 1895-7 , with W. Morgan , and other works. He d. 22 May 1921 .

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  • Blwyddiadur y Methodistiaid Calfinaidd , 1922 .

Author:

Reverend Gwilym Williams, B.A., (1879-1968), Bangor

Published date: 2001