EVANS, ROBERT TROGWY (1824 - 1901), Congregational minister and author

Name: Robert Trogwy Evans
Date of birth: 1824
Date of death: 1901
Gender: Male
Occupation: Congregational minister and author
Area of activity: Literature and Writing; Religion
Author: Robert (Bob) Owen

b. in the parish of Trefeglwys, Anglesey. He was licensed to preach in 1849, spent some time at the Bala (Congregational) College under Michael Jones (1787 - 1853), and took charge of a Welsh Congregational church at Manchester, being ordained there on 12 September 1853. At the end of four years he moved to Greenfield, Flints., where he ministered until he emigrated, in 1870, to the United States of America. He succeeded Morris Roberts (1799 - 1878) as pastor of a church in Remsen, New York State, and, after eleven years, went (1881) to Oskosh, Wisconsin, to minister to another church. He published Myvyrdodydd Ieuanc, a book on temperance; Y Ddiwioleg (Utica, 1873) — a very long poem; Marwnadau … Robert Everrett … a Morris Roberts (Remsen, c. 1878); Y Bedydd Cristionogol. He was a keen temperance advocate and wrote some temperance poems and hymns. He died in 1901.


Published date: 1959

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