William Griffiths

Short Name: William Griffiths
Full Name: Griffiths, William, 1777-1825
Birth Year: 1777
Death Year: 1825

GRIFFITHS, WILLIAM (1777-1825), Independent minister and teacher; born at Glandŵr, Pembs., the second son of John Griffiths (1731-1811) (q.v.). He was educated at the school of ‘one Mr. Foyle,’ at his father's school, and at Haverfordwest. He was admitted to the Wrexham Academy, 2 Feb. 1795 , and was an assistant there in his last year. He was ordained as joint minister with his father, 23 May 1803(?). He achieved some degree of prominence as a preacher in English and in Welsh . He was seriously ill in 1809, and again in 1824, and died 5 Jan. 1825. He was very fond of writing and translating hymns, several of which are found in Y Caniedydd Cynulleidfaol Newydd.


Texts by William Griffiths (5)AsAuthority LanguagesInstancessort descending
See the shining dewdropsW. Griffiths (Author)English1
Henffych i enw Iesu gwiwW. Griffiths (c.)Welsh3
Great Redeemer, Friend of sinnersW. Griffiths (Translator (stanza 1))English4
Dan Dy fendith, wrth ymadaelW. Griffiths (Author (v. 1))Welsh5
Who is this of whom ye tellWilliam Griffiths (Author)7
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