BEYNON, THOMAS (died 1729), minister

Name: Thomas Beynon
Date of death: 1729
Gender: Male
Occupation: minister
Area of activity: Religion
Author: Robert Thomas Jenkins

First minister of Brynberian Independent church (Nevern) and of other congregations in the vicinity. The date of his birth is unknown, but he had a son at Brynllywarch Academy as early as 1696; Brynberian meeting-house is said to have been built in 1690.

Beynon's name appears in John Evans's lists of 1715; it is added that he lived at Rhydlogyn near Cardigan, and that he died in June 1729.

The fullest account of him is in D. M. Lewis, Cofiant Evan Lewis, Brynberian (Aberystwyth, 1903). In Llyfryddiaeth y Cymry, under 1719 (1), we find him mentioned among the sponsors of a book published by Isaac Carter at Atpar; see also ibid., 1717 (5).


Published date: 1959

Article Copyright: