Davies, Owen

Davies, Owen a Welsh Wesleyan minister, was born at Wrexham in 1752. He was converted through Methodist instrumentality; became a local preacher in London, and in 1789 was sent by Wesley to Manchester. He next travelled the Bedford, Lynn, Bristol, Northampton, Chester, Oxford, and Penzance circuits, until, in 1800, he was sent to North Wales. He preached there for fifteen years, and was often called "the Welsh bishop." He was superintendent of the Liverpool circuit for. two years, and died January 30, 1830. See Wesl. Meth Magazine, 1832, pages 389, 469, 541; Smith, Hist. of Wesl. Methodism, 2:359-395; Minutes of the British Conference, 1830.

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