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  • JAMES, EVAN (Ieuan ap Iago, Iago ap Ieuan; 1809 - 1878), author of the words of 'Hen Wlad fy Nhadau' Evan James was a weaver and wool-merchant who kept the Ancient Druid Inn at Argoed in the parish of Bedwellty, Monmouth, and it was there that his son James was born. The family moved shortly afterwards to Pontypridd, where Evan James had a woollen factory in Mill Street. The father had some skill in writing Welsh verse; a few of his poems were printed in Gardd Aberdar, 1854, Cymru (O.M.E.), 1915
  • LLEWELLYN, THOMAS (1720? - 1783), Baptist minister and tutor wife, Catherine, who died and was buried 12 February 1716/1717, was probably the mother of his sons Jenkin and Evan, half brothers, therefore, to Thomas and Mary. Lewelin married again and his third wife Elizabeth Jenkins is named in his will. Anne Lewis James's parents were probably Lewis James and Elizabeth Rosser of Eglwys Ilan. Their son and heir was James Lewis, perhaps the guardian of his
  • MOSES, EVAN (1726 - 1805) Trevecka, a tailor Born in June 1726 at Aberdare, he joined the Trevecka Family in 1752, and was Harris's right-hand man till 1773. With Evan Roberts (1718 - 1804) and James Pritchard (who left in 1774), he was one of the three trustees appointed by Harris; his special charge was the religious life of the Family, and he also itinerated throughout Wales to recruit new members. He was an honest but crotchety man, of
  • DAVIES, EVAN (1750 - 1806), Independent minister Born in Dyffryn Llynod in the parish of Llandyssul. His father, James Davies, was the minister of the churches of Cilgwyn, Abermeurig, and Ciliau Aeron. Evan Davies was for some years a student at Carmarthen Academy. In 1775 he was ordained as a co-pastor of the church at Llanedy, Carmarthenshire, where he laboured for the rest of his life. He died 12 April 1806, aged 56. Evan Davies was an
  • ROBERTS, EVAN (1718 - 1804) Minera, trustee of the Trevecka 'Family,' a lead-miner who joined the family in 1757, and with Evan Moses and James Pritchard, was one of the three trustees appointed by Harris, his special charge being the management of the economic affairs of the community. He died in 1804 (buried 5 June), aged 86. See Richard Bennett in Cylchgrawn Cymdeithas Hanes y Methodistiaid Calfinaidd, vii, 4-10, and M. H. Jones, ibid., ix, 45.
  • BOWEN family Llwyn-gwair, The members of this family trace their descent up to Gwynfardd Dyfed (c. 1038). The first to adopt the family surname was probably EVAN BOWEN, Pentre Evan. Many members served as high sheriffs; throughout they have played their part in public affairs. JAMES BOWEN, sheriff in 1622, was at Llwyn-gwair when Lewys Dwnn made his 'visitation' of Pembrokeshire in 1591. James married Elenor, daughter of
  • JAMES, THOMAS EVAN (Thomas ap Ieuan; 1824 - 1870), Baptist minister, and author Born 17 March 1824 at Pencraig, Llangoedmor, Cardiganshire, the son of Evan and Mary James. The family moved to Cardigan when he was about 13 years of age. He worked for a while as a farm labourer at Heol-cwm, Verwick, Cardiganshire. He joined the Baptist denomination, and served the chapel of Groes-goch, Pembrokeshire, as unordained minister, 1851-2. He was ordained, and became minister of
  • JAMES, ISAAC (1766 - 1840), Calvinistic Methodist preacher Born in Cardiganshire, either in the parish of Lledrod or in that of Llanilar; his father, Richard James (on whom see Methodistiaeth Cymru ii, 56-7), was a shoemaker. Married at 17, the son moved to Pen-y-garn, and there began to preach. His sermons and prayers, full of striking remarks, were greatly appreciated by such men as Ebenezer Richard, Evan Harris, and Richard Jones of Wern; and Henry
  • PHILLIPS, JAMES (1703 - 1783), cleric and antiquarian According to T. M. Rees (Not. W.), he was born at Blaenau-y-pant, in the parish of Llandygwydd, Carmarthenshire (sic for Cardiganshire). O. Jones (Cymru) and Y Brython (1861, 162) state only that he was 'of Blaen-pant,' which does not necessarily imply that he was born there. Foster (Alumni Oxonienses) mentions a James Phillips who was the son of John Phillips of Lampeter Velfrey, Pembrokeshire
  • THOMAS, EVAN CAMBRIA (1867 - 1930), doctor and public health pioneer Evan Cambria Thomas was born at Tŷ Coch, Llanarth, Cardiganshire, on 28 March 1867, the last of six children of Captain Evan Thomas (1825-1900), a seaman in the merchant service, and his wife Emma Jones (1824-1871), innkeeper of the Red Lion, Llanarth. He attended Llanarth School from 1872 under the tuition of John Edward Rees (1854-1912), a Certified School Master. In 1883 he was accepted to
  • REES, JONATHAN (Nathan Wyn; 1841 - 1905), poet, essayist, and eisteddfodwr Born 21 August 1841 at Puncheston, Pembrokeshire, son of James and Eunice Rees, and a brother of Evan Rees (Dyfed). He removed to Aberdare with his parents when 9 years of age, and then to Ystrad Rhondda in 1877. He served as a colliery official at Bodringallt for the rest of his life. He was prominent as an educationalist, and served on the Rhondda School Board for many years. Attaining eminence
  • GRIFFITHS, JOHN (1837 - 1918), artist Born at Llanfair Caereinion, Montgomeryshire, 29 November 1837, son of Evan Griffiths and his wife Mary Evans of Machynlleth; on his father's death, his mother became housekeeper to Sir James Clarke, physician to queen Victoria. The boy was brought up by his uncle Richard Griffiths, of Neuadd Uchaf farm, Llanfair. Noting his artistic leanings, Sir James had him trained at what is now the Royal

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