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1850, Mar 8 - A Special General Conference

A SPECIAL GENERAL CONFERENCE

This general conference for Wales was held in the White Lion Inn in Merthyr on the 8th of March, 1850; present were Pres. W. Phillips, John Davis, Thos. Pugh, David John, several branch presidents together with about one hundred different leaders, not counting the Saints.
It was moved by W. Phillips and seconded by Thomas Pugh, that Bro. John Davis be the chief councilor for Wales. The motion carried unanimously.
It was moved by W. Phillips, and seconded by J. Davis, that Bro. Thomas Pugh be the vice councilor for Wales and preside over the districts of the North. The motion carried unanimously.
It was moved by W. Phillips, and seconded by Thos. Pugh, that William Evans be the President of the West Glamorganshire District in place of Thomas Pugh. The motion carried unanimously.
It was moved by W. Phillips and seconded by Thomas Pugh, that William Evans from Rhymni be the president of the Merioneth District in place of Eliezer Edwards, since the latter has been permitted to emigrate the next time and travel through the districts until then. The motion carried unanimously. It was moved by W. Phillips, and seconded by John Davis, that John Argust be the president of the Ynysgau Branch, Merthyr, in the place of John Davis. The motion carried unanimously.
It was moved by W. Phillips and seconded by Bro. David John that John Roberts be president of the Georgetown branch in place of David John, so that the latter can give more of his service as a councilor over the district.

WILLIAM PHILLIPS, President
JOHN DAVIS, Secretary

Immigrants:

Phillips, William Samuel

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