EVANS, DAVID (1740-1790), Baptist minister at Dolau, Radnorshire

Name: David Evans
Date of birth: 1740
Date of death: 1790
Child: David Evans
Gender: Male
Occupation: Baptist minister
Place: Dolau
Area of activity: Religion
Author: William Joseph Rhys

Born at Cilfowyr of a line of preachers. Titus Lewis (1773 - 1811) was married to a sister of his. He began to preach about 1763. In 1771 he took charge of the churches at Dolau and Rock but, as he spoke very little English, he gave up the latter.

He had an attractive personality and a missionary spirit, and his labours in Montgomeryshire and Radnorshire were crowned with considerable success. He was the first to go to North Wales with the mission sent by his denomination in 1776, and was the first to baptize by immersion in Anglesey. He died at the age of 50 on 14 October 1790.

His son was David Evans (1773-1828)



Published date: 1959

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