EVANS, DAVID TYSSIL (1853 - 1918), Congregational minister, and professor at Cardiff University College

Name: David Tyssil Evans
Date of birth: 1853
Date of death: 1918
Parent: Stephen Evans
Gender: Male
Occupation: Congregational minister, and professor at Cardiff University College
Area of activity: Education; Religion
Author: William Joseph Rhys

Born 6 November 1853 near Pen-y-groes, Pembrokeshire, son of Stephen Evans, clog-maker and smallholder. He began preaching in June 1874. He was educated at D. Palmer's school, Cardigan, at the Presbyterian College, Carmarthen (1875-7), and at New College, London (B.A. 1879, M.A. 1882, B.Sc. 1894), and was ordained at Hornsea, Yorkshire, 1884. Appointed lecturer in Hebrew at Cardiff University College in 1891, he later became professor. He also had pastoral charge of Trinity church, Cowbridge Road, Cardiff, from 1894 until 1917. He published Cofiant a Phregethau Caleb Morris, Fetter Lane, London, 1900 (English ed. in 1902), and The Principles of Hebrew Grammar (London, 1912). He died 29 September 1918 and was buried at Pen-y-groes, Pembrokeshire.


Published date: 1959

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