HUGHES, THOMAS ISFRYN (1865 - 1942), Wesleyan minister

Name: Thomas Isfryn Hughes
Date of birth: 1865
Date of death: 1942
Spouse: Catherine Hughes (née Jenkins)
Parent: John Hughes
Gender: Male
Occupation: Wesleyan minister
Area of activity: Religion
Author: Griffith Thomas Roberts

Born 16 October 1865 at Clocaenog, Denbighshire, son of John Hughes, an enlightened layman and a strong theologian. He began preaching at the age of eighteen, was accepted for the ministry in 1887, and having studied for a term at the Handsworth theological college, he served the circuit of Abergele (1890), Llanfaircaereinion (1891), Rhyl (1893), Tywyn (1895), Coed-poeth (1896), Tre-garth (1899), Mynydd Seion, Liverpool (1902), Blaenau Ffestiniog (1905), Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant (1908), Mynydd Seion, Liverpool (1911), Oakfield, Liverpool (1914), Porthmadog (1919), London (1922), Porthmadog (1925), and Beaumaris (1928). He retired in 1931 and d. at Trearddur Bay, Anglesey, 27 December 1942. He married 11 September 1894, Catherine, daughter of Thomas and Margaret Jenkins of Aberdovey. He was Moderator of the Wesleyan Assembly in 1918. He contributed many articles (mainly on theological topics) to Yr Eurgrawn Wesleaidd (‘Papurau Diwinyddol’ 1911; ‘Y Tu Hwnt i'r Llen’, 1921-2; and other shorter series) under his own name and under the nom-de-plume ‘Ifor Glyn’, articles for Y Geiriadur Beiblaidd, a commentary on Philippiaid a Philemon, and a theological catechism, Yr Arweinydd.


Published date: 2001

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