PHILLIPS, ELIZABETH (fl. 1836), hymnwriter, of Penrhyn, Conway, Caernarfonshire

Name: Elizabeth Phillips
Child: Thomas Hughes
Gender: Female
Occupation: hymnwriter
Home: Penrhyn
Area of activity: Poetry; Religion
Author: Thomas Isfryn Jones

She was the author of twenty-five hymns which were discovered by Richard Griffith (Carneddog) among the manuscripts of Robert Isaac Jones (Alltud Eifion). Carneddog copied the hymns and they were published for the first time in Cymru (O.M.E.), 1906. A note on the manuscripts, in the hand of Alltud Eifion, stated that she was the mother of Dr. Thomas Hughes (1793 - 1837), a physician, of Plas-ward, Pwllheli, the father of Elizabeth, first wife of Alltud Eifion.


Published date: 1959

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