Born at Dre-fach, Carmarthenshire, 2 November 1816, but his parents removed to Tredegar. He was at Pontypool Baptist College (1839-42), and afterwards ministered at Hirwaun (1842-57), at Aberdare (1857-61), and at Neath (1861-86). He wrote much in periodicals, and from 1860 till 1869 was joint editor of the Baptist monthly Y Gwyliedydd. He died 4 November 1886.
Published date: 1959
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