EVAN(S), JAMES (Carneinion; 1814 - 1842), Trefgarn, Pembrokeshire, Congregationalist lay preacher, and author

Name: James Evan(s)
Pseudonym: Carneinion
Date of birth: 1814
Date of death: 1842
Parent: Martha Evans
Parent: John Evans
Gender: Male
Occupation: Congregationalist lay preacher, and author
Place: Trefgarn
Area of activity: Literature and Writing; Religion
Author: Rhiannon Francis Roberts

of Y Cristion Dyddorgar; neu, Lawlyfr i Broffeswyr Crefydd (Llanelly, 1839); born at Tre-aser-fach in the parish of Brawdy, Pembrokeshire, 28 June 1814, son of John and Martha Evans. He became completely blind when he was only 13 years old, but despite this handicap began to preach in 1832. He travelled about considerably; N.L.W. MS. 3091 contains an account of a journey which he and Thomas Nicholas made from Trefgarn to Liverpool in 1838. He died 5 June 1842 and was buried at Brawdy two days later.


Published date: 1959

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