LEWIS, GEORGE (c. 1640? - 1709?), cleric and author

Name: George Lewis
Date of birth: c. 1640?
Date of death: 1709?
Gender: Male
Occupation: cleric and author
Area of activity: Literature and Writing; Religion
Author: Thomas Iorwerth Ellis

It may be presumed that he was born near Llanboidy, Carmarthenshire; he was ordained deacon 2 June 1667, and priest 21 September in the same year. He was licensed as curate of St Clears, and later served Llanboidy. He may be the George Lewis instituted as rector of Henllan Amgoed on 3 June 1668; in the same year, on 14 September, he was instituted vicar of Abergwili. His successor came there in September 1709. A translation of An earnest exhortation to Householders, by Robert Nelson, attributed to him by Moses Williams, was published in London in 1704.


Published date: 1959

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