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Evans, John Thomas (bap. 1770, d. 1798), explorer, was born in the farmhouse of Gwredog Uchaf in Caernarvonshire, the son of Thomas Evans (d. 1788) and his wife, Anne. Baptized on 14 April 1770, he was the product of a pious home. His father, a farmer, gained some distinction as an itinerant preacher and was one of the first Methodists in ...

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Thomson, James [Diego] (1788–1854), evangelist and school promoter, was born in Creetown, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 1 September 1788, the youngest of three sons of William Thomson, school teacher in Creetown, and Janet Burnet. He studied theology in Glasgow, where he was exposed to the Scottish evangelical revival. He was particularly influenced by the preachers ...