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)sort ascendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
Who is this of whom ye tellWilliam Griffiths (Author)7
See the shining dewdropsW. Griffiths (Author)English1
Henffych i enw Iesu gwiwW. Griffiths (Translator)Welsh3
Great Redeemer, Friend of sinnersWilliam Griffiths, 1777-1825 (Translator)English4
Dan Dy fendith, wrth ymadaelWm. Griffiths. (1777-1825) (Author)Welsh5
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