LEWIS, WILLIAM HOWELL (1793? - 1868), minister (Congl.)

Name: William Howell Lewis
Date of birth: 1793?
Date of death: 1868
Gender: Male
Occupation: minister (Congl.)
Area of activity: Religion
Author: John Dyfnallt Owen

Born at Carmarthen, 1793?, a relative of Sarah Lewis, the first wife of David Peter. He began to preach in Lammas St. chapel, Carmarthen; he entered Carmarthen College in 1814, aged 21, and remained there until 1818. He became a minister at Narberth, Pembrokeshire, 1818-1821, being concurrently assistant tutor at the college school 'about two years or more'; at Glastonbury, Som., 1821-47; and Usk, Monmouth, 1847-50. After retiring, he went to live in Bristol; he was there from 1858 to 1865. In 1863 he presented several of the MSS. of Philip Henry to the Presbyterian College, Carmarthen, as well as a rare edition of Stephanus's Greek Testament. He wrote Memoirs of the Life and Labours of the Reverend David Peter; and died in 1868.


Published date: 2001

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