Robert Jones

Birth Name Robert Jones
Gramps ID I0385
Gender male
Age at Death 84 years, 3 months, 5 days


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth [E0882] 13/1/1745 Suntur, Llanystumdwy, Caernarfonshire Son of John and Margaret Williams of Suntur, Llanystumdwy, Caerns. 1
Death [E0883] 18/4/1829   Buried in Llaniestyn churchyard, near the east wall. 1
Occupation [E0887]     Calvinistic Methodist exhorter and author of the "first hymn-book used by the Calvinistic Methodists in North Wales; and, finally, Drych yr Amseroedd [ 1820; unavailable online ], a description of the Methodist revival in Wales and its effects. This last book is his masterpiece; the writing is terse, the descriptions are lively, and it is permeated with the fervour of the revival." 1
Residence [E0891] between 1772 and 1779 Tir Bach, Rhoslan, Caernarfonshire They took a seven years lease of a cottage known as Tir Bach, Rhos-lan, where Robert Jones erected a building large enough to be used in part as a chapel and where he gathered round him a strong Methodist society.  
Education [E0892]     Griffith Jones' circulating schools.  
Residence [E0893] after 1779 Tŷ Bwlcyn, Dinas, Llŷn, Caernarfonshire    


Family of Robert Jones and Magdalen Prichard [F0152]

Married Wife Magdalen Prichard [I0386] ( * + ... )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage [E0884] 2/11/1772 Llanfihangel-y-Pennant, Merionethshire   1
Name Birth Date Death Date
Daniel Jones [I0387]