WILLIAMS, EDWARD (1818 - 1880), Independent minister

Name: Edward Williams
Date of birth: 1818
Date of death: 1880
Gender: Male
Occupation: Independent minister
Area of activity: Religion
Author: Richard Griffith Owen

Born 29 December 1818 at Blaenavon, Monmouthshire; his father came from the Mynydd-bach district, Swansea; his mother had French connections. He began to preach in 1843, and received a call to minister to Dinas Mawddwy and its district; there he was ordained 27 April 1848. He died 8 April 1880, and was buried in Dinas Mawddwy cemetery. He published Cofiant a Phregethau … D. Milton Davies (Llanfyllin, 1871). He is best known as the secretary of Bala Independent College from 1869 to 1876, the most troubled period in all its history.

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Published date: 1959

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