Born 15 January 1842 in Penybont-fawr, Montgomeryshire. He worked in his father's factory for a while. He was one of those who were influenced by the religious revival of 1859. After he had started preaching in Llanfyllin he went to a school in London, where his brother Owen Evans (1829 - 1920), was a Congregational minister, in order to prepare for the Independent college at Bala, where he spent the years 1860-3. He ministered at Rhosymedre, 1863-9, Barmouth and Cutiau 1870-2, Cymer (Rhondda) 1872-6, Pentre (Rhondda) 1876-82, and Lammas Street (Carmarthen) 1882-1907. For some years he edited Y Dyddiadur Annibynnol. He published Cofiant y Gŵr Hynod, Cymeriadau Hynod, and Cymeriadau a Chymanfaoedd. He died 22 March 1914. His brothers Owen and Thomas Evans (1844 - 1922) are separately noticed.
Published date: 1959
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