DAVIES, DAVID (1794 - 1856), Baptist minister and college tutor

Name: David Davies

Date of birth: 1794

Date of death: 1856

Gender : Male

Occupation: Baptist minister and college tutor

Area of activity: Education; Religion

Author: Robert Thomas Jenkins

son of Benjamin Davies (died 1816), first minister of the Baptist church at Haverfordwest. He went to Abergavenny Baptist College in 1818, at the age of 18 (J. Rufus Williams, Hanes Athrofeydd y Bedyddwyr — but Ceitho gives 1794 as the year of his birth). After two years at Abergavenny, he went to Stepney Academy. In 1822 he was ordained assistant pastor at Evesham, later becoming pastor and remaining there till 1837, when he accepted a call from Haverfordwest. When the Baptist College there was opened (1 August 1839) he was placed in charge of it. He died 19 March 1856.