SM8934 : Rev. Evan Davies, Llangloffan Baptist Chapel

taken 8 years ago, near to Granston, Pembrokeshire/Sir Benfro, Great Britain

Rev. Evan Davies, Llangloffan Baptist Chapel
Rev. Evan Davies, Llangloffan Baptist Chapel
Evan Davies was minister at Llangloffan Baptist Chapel SM9032 : Llangloffan Baptist chapel for thirty five years after his arrival from Dowlais in 1874 till his death in 1909.
He is buried with his wife and one of his daughters in Granston churchyard when many years ago, members of the parish church and chapel ( Granston) were buried in the churchyard before Llangloffan had its own cemetery, established around 1920.
Evan Davies was the father of Vincent Davies who established the 'Pioneer Stores' in Bridge Street , Haverfordwest and the business has expanded as the 'Vincent Davies' independent out-of-town department store between Withybush and HaverfordwestSM9517 : Vincent Davies store.
The words at the bottom of the headstone describe the Rev Evan Davies as follows :

In Loving Remembrance
Rev. Evan Davies.
Born March 5th, 1840.
Died December 27th, 1909.
A good musician, a powerful preacher, a faithful
minister, and an Israelite indeed, in whom there
was no guile.

A photograph of the Rev.Davies in 1885, taken by the Welsh Victorian photographer John Thomas 1838-1905, can be seen using the National Library of Wales weblink: LinkExternal link.
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Date Taken
Friday, 25 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 15 February, 2012
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OSGB36: geotagged! SM 8957 3415 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:57.9535N 5:3.8746W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SM 8958 3415
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