EVANS, DAVID (1830 - 1910), archdeacon of St Asaph

Name: David Evans
Date of birth: 1830
Date of death: 1910
Parent: Mary Evans
Parent: John Evans
Gender: Male
Occupation: archdeacon of St Asaph
Area of activity: Religion
Author: Robert Thomas Jenkins

Born 1830 (christened 24 June) at Goitre, Llanrhystud, Cardiganshire, son of John and Mary Evans, and educated at Ystrad Meurig and at S. Bees. He became curate of Nantglyn, 1856, and of Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant, 1857, and perpetual curate of Frongoch (near Bala), 1858, and of Pont-bleiddyn, 1859. From 1866 to 1876 he was rector of Llanycil with Bala; it may be mentioned that he and John Peter were the examiners who admitted T. E. Ellis into Bala grammar school. In 1876 he became vicar of Abergele, and in 1897 archdeacon of S. Asaph. His reminiscences, originally contributed to Y Llan, appeared in book form (Lampeter, 1904) under the title Adgofion, gan Henafgwr; they are of exceptional interest, more especially as a picture of life in mid-Cardiganshire in the first half of the 19th century. He died 1 March 1910.


Published date: 1959

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