OWEN, ROBERT (1834 - 1899), Calvinistic Methodist minister, and author

Name: Robert Owen
Date of birth: 1834
Date of death: 1899
Parent: Robert Owen
Gender: Male
Occupation: Calvinistic Methodist minister, and author
Area of activity: Literature and Writing; Religion
Author: Richard Thomas

Born in 1834, son of Robert Owen of Neuadd Ddu, Blaenau Ffestiniog; his mother being of the Tyddynllwyn family, Llanfrothen. After having been at Bala C.M. College (1857-61) he won the Dr. Williams scholarship at the University of Glasgow, where he graduated [in 1865 ]. He was minister of the churches at Pennal and Maethlon, Meironnydd (1865-99). He was a capable writer and historian and published a number of books, such as Hanes Methodistiaeth Gorllewin Meirionydd (two vols.), 1888; Ysgolfeistriaid Mr. Charles; Cofiant Dafydd Rolant, Pennal; Cofiant y Parch. Griffith Williams, Talsarnau. He died 8 November 1899.


Published date: 1959

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