BOWEN, DAVID (1774 - 1853), Felinfoel, minister

Name: David Bowen
Date of birth: 1774
Date of death: 1853
Gender: Male
Occupation: minister
Place: Felinfoel
Area of activity: Religion
Author: Morris Brynllwyn Owen

Born at Bryn Bach, Felinfoel, 11th December 1774. He was baptised by Daniel Davies, Felinfoel, Carmarthenshire, 14 May 1797 and he started to preach in 1798. He was ordained by Titus Lewis and Joshua Watkins, Carmarthen, on 25 August 1806 to be joint-minister with Daniel Davies and he lived at Pantlludw. In 1831 Seion, Llanelli was formed as a church and Bowen was selected by the congregation to be its pastor. He spent the rest of his life in its service and he died on 18 November 1853.


Published date: 2001

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