Symud i'r prif gynnwys

and studied English, Latin Grammar, Eutropius and Fedrus' Fables, Lessons in Hermes, Ovid's Meta, Lucius Flores, Latin Testament, Greek Testament, Minores Poeta, Virgil ".1 Dr. Richard Price spoke with great respect of the char- acter of Samuel Jones, who encouraged him to think for himself, and inspired him with more liberal sentiments of religion than those his father, Rees Price, had taught him.2 Joseph Simmons kept a school first at Swansea, then at Neath, and it was to him that Edmund Jones (the old prophet ") advised Thomas Morgan to go rather than to Samuel Jones, Pentwyn. Mr. Simmons was born near Swansea, c. 1694, and educated at Carmarthen. In 1750 he settled at Neath, where he remained till his death in 1774. Lewis Rees, Llanbrynmair, attended his school, probably when it was at Swansea.3 Other pupils of his were Richard Morgan, Henllan, a fiery and popular Independent preacher; Isaac Price, Llanwrtyd,4 and Dr. Richard Price, who studied with him before going to Samuel Jones. Space will not permit more than the enumeration of the following schools — Blaengwrach (Henry Davies, 1695- ) Pwllypant (David Williams, 1709-1784) Pwllheli (Rees Harries, 1738-1788) Pwllbeli (Benjamin Jones, 1756—1823); Llanuwchllyn, Llangynwyd, Llan- erchymedd (Abraham Tibbott, 1752-1808) Denbigh (Daniel Lloyd, 1745—1800); Penybont (Lewis Jones, 1701-1772) Trelech (Owen Davies, 1719- ) Cyd- weli (John Abel, 1770-1819) Llechryd (Griffith Griffith, 1 Y Beirniad, 1861, p. 318. 2 Historical Sketches of Glamorgan. 3 Eglwysi Annibynol Cymru, ii, p. 104. 4 Ibid., iii, p. 362; iv, p. 369. Dr. Richard Price, by Roland Thomas.