GRIFFITHS, EVAN (1778 - 1839), Calvinistic Methodist minister

Name: Evan Griffiths
Date of birth: 1778
Date of death: 1839
Spouse: Mary Griffiths
Parent: Margaret Griffiths (née Evans)
Parent: Edward Griffiths
Gender: Male
Occupation: Calvinistic Methodist minister
Area of activity: Religion
Author: Robert Thomas Jenkins

one of the eight ordained in North Wales in 1811; born at Rhos-fawr near Meifod, Montgomeryshire, 12 March 1778, son of Edward Griffiths and his wife Margaret (Evans) — another of their sons was Thomas Griffiths, husband of the hymnist Ann Griffiths. The mother and her children removed to Ceunant, Meifod, where Evan began preaching in 1802. He died 6 September 1839. There is a memoir of him, by John Hughes of Pontrobert, 1840.


Published date: 1959

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