SH3234 : Cofeb Howel Harris Memorial

taken 11 years ago, near to Rhyd-y-Clafdy, Gwynedd, Great Britain

Cofeb Howel Harris Memorial
Cofeb Howel Harris Memorial
In front of the chapel in Rhydyclafdy stands this reminder of the 18th century Methodist Revival preacher Howell Harris.
The stone reads:
Oddiar y garreg hon
gerllaw eglwys y plwyf hwn
y traddodwyd y bregeth
gyntaf yn Lleyn gan
Howel Harris
ar ei ymweliad cyntaf a'r wlad
oddeutu 2 o'r gloch dydd Llun
Chwefror 2fed 1741
Ei destun ydoedd
Deled dy Deyrnas

From this stone, near the Church of this Parish Howel Harris preached his first sermon in Lleyn on his first visit to the area, at about 2 o'clock on Monday 2 February 1741
His text was
Thy Kingdom Come

The Parish Church was Llanfihangel Bachellaeth - see SH3034 : Eglwys Llanfihangel Bachellaeth

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Friday, 27 July, 2007   (more nearby)
Saturday, 28 July, 2007
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OSGB36: geotagged! SH 326 348 [100m precision]
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