EVANS, GEORGE PRICHARD (1820 - 1874), Baptist minister and schoolmaster

Name: George Prichard Evans
Date of birth: 1820
Date of death: 1874
Parent: Richard Evans
Gender: Male
Occupation: Baptist minister and schoolmaster
Area of activity: Education; Religion
Author: William Joseph Rhys

Born 13 November 1820 at Carmarthen, son of Richard Evans, seaman. He began to preach at Mount Pleasant, Swansea, and ministered to the congregation at Bethel, Strand, Swansea, before he went to Bristol College in October 1842. Early in 1844 he went to Jamaica as a missionary, but after the death of his wife and her baby he returned to Bristol in 1845. From early 1846 until his death, 22 November 1874, he kept a grammar school at Swansea, at which many ministers (including several whose names appear in the present work) were educated. From 1863 till 1873 he was also pastor of the Baptist church at York Place, Swansea. He married three times.

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Published date: 1959

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