LLOYD, THOMAS RICHARD (Yr Estyn; 1820 - 1891), cleric

Name: Thomas Richard Lloyd
Pseudonym: Yr Estyn
Date of birth: 1820
Date of death: 1891
Parent: John Lloyd
Gender: Male
Occupation: cleric
Area of activity: Religion
Author: Thomas Iorwerth Ellis

b. at Denbigh, eldest son of John Lloyd, rector of Llanycil, 1826-41, and of Cerrigydrudion, 1841-68. He was educated at Ruthin Grammar School. Entering Jesus College, Oxford, in 1839, he graduated B.A. in 1843 and was ordained deacon in the same year, being licensed as curate to Llanfynydd in the parish of Hope, Flints. He was ordained priest in 1844 and licensed to the perpetual curacy of Llanfynydd, becoming rector in 1845, and remaining there till his death on 10 May 1891. He was a vigorous advocate of total abstinence, a ritualist in ecclesiastical practices, and actively associated with the eisteddfod, being a member of the gorsedd under the name Yr Estyn.

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Published date: 1959

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