In 1871 he was ordained co-pastor with William Griffith ( 1801 - 1881 ) at Holyhead . He moved to Llannerch-y-medd in 1871 and to Menai Bridge , where he was in charge of the churches both at that place and Llanfair P.G. , in 1875 . Shortly after moving there he opened a school at Westbury Mount , Menai Bridge , where he prepared many candidates for the ministry and the university.
He wrote a memoir of William Griffith , a handbook of the higher criticism, a commentary on S. Mark's gospel , and many articles to the Cerddor on music and singing. He passed all the examinations of the Tonic Sol-fa College and translated into Welsh several of the handbooks of John Curwen. In 1892 he was appointed to the Council of the Tonic Sol-fa College and continued to be a member for the rest of his life. He acted as adjudicator and conductor at singing festivals .
He died 6 Sept. 1908 and was buried in Llandysilio churchyard , Menai Bridge .
Robert David Griffith, M.A., (1877-1958), Old Colwyn
Published date: 1959