HUGHES, DAVID (1800 - 1849), Independent minister

Name: David Hughes
Date of birth: 1800
Date of death: 1849
Gender: Male
Occupation: Independent minister
Area of activity: Religion
Author: John Dyfnallt Owen

Born in Amlwch, Anglesey, the son of a prosperous farmer. He received a good education locally and he also went to a school in Liverpool. He became a member of Tabernacl chapel, Liverpool under the ministry of John Breese and he started to preach there. He was a student at the Presbyterian College, Carmarthen, 1824-28 and he was ordained minister of Mill Street Chapel, Newport, 1 January 1829. Ten years later he was inducted as minister at Trelech, Carm. on 11-13 June, 1839. He published a useful catechism for Sunday schools and he worked diligently for years on a general dictionary but this was not finished. He died 20 February, 1849.


Published date: 2001

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