Cefn-gorwydd (1777-1828)



1790 Cefn Gorwydd. ‘The region was blessed with a number of precious religious revivals; and Mr. Jones gives detailed accounts of those that took place in 1777, 1790, the Children’s Revival in 1800, 1804, 1808... 1812... 1828...’ [CCHMC viii. 74]

1812 Cefn Gorwydd. Revival. Rowland Hill passed through the place, and observing the people jumping and praising asked a old monoglot Welshman what they were doing, who answered as best he could “Rising Jesus,” “Oh well,” said the preacher, “Up with Him then.” [CCHMC viii. 74; MC iii. 382]

1828 Cefn Gorwydd. Cilycwm Revival as a result of which the chapel had to be enlarged a third time. (MC iii. 333-4; CCHMC viii. 74)

This information was kindly provided by Geraint Jones


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