Jones, John [known as John Jones Tal-y-sarn] (1796–1857), Calvinistic Methodist minister and hymn writer, was born at Tan-y-castell, Dolwyddelan, Caernarvonshire, on 1 March 1796, the son of John and Elinor Jones. His father died when John was twelve years of age, and the direction of the family farm fell upon him, but he afterwards worked as a labourer and as a quarryman at ...
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Roberts, John [pseud. Ieuan Gwyllt] (1822–1877), Calvinistic Methodist minister and hymn writer, better known by the pseudonym under which he composed one of his earliest works, was born at Tanrhiwfelen, Penllwyn, near Aberystwyth, on 27 December 1822, the son of Evan Roberts...