Born 13 February 1760 at Llwyndiriad, Caeo, Carmarthenshire, son of Dafydd Parry. As a young man, he joined the Methodists and began to preach in 1778, after which he was a student at lady Huntingdon's college at Trevecka for a short time. In 1784 he married Margaret Evans of Llofft-wen, Llanwrtyd, and c. 1797-8 went to live at Cilfach, Llanwrtyd. He was one of the first batch of ministers ordained by the Methodists at Llandeilo in 1811. He was a very notable preacher and his services were frequently in demand at the Associations. He died 27 April 1821, and was buried inside Rhydybere chapel.
Published date: 1959
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