See also:born on the 6th of
See also:September 1837 at Llan ym Mawddwy,
See also:Merioneth, where his
See also:father was
See also:vicar . He was educated at
See also:Westminster and at Jesus
See also:Oxford (B.A., 186o), and after teaching for two years at
See also:Llandovery went to
See also:Llangollen as his father's curate . He became vicar of Aberdare in 1866 and of Carnarvon in 1869 . Here he began his lifelong controversy with
See also:Nonconformity, especially as represented by the Rev . Evan
See also:Jones (Calvinistic Methodist) and Rev . E . Herber
See also:Evans (Congregationalist) . In 1870 he fought in vain for the principle of all-
See also:round denominationalism in the
See also:system, and in the same
See also:year addressed a famous
See also:letter to Mr Gladstone on " The
See also:Church of the Cymry," pointing out that the success of Nonconformity in
See also:Wales was largely due to " the withering effect of an
See also:alien episcopate." One immediate result of this was the
See also:appointment of the Welshman
See also:Hughes (1807—1889) to the vacant see of St
See also:Asaph .
See also:Edwards became dean of
See also:Bangor in 1876 and at once set about restoring the
See also:cathedral, and he promoted a clerical education society for supplying the
See also:diocese with educated Welsh-speaking
See also:clergy . He was a popular preacher and an
See also:earnest patriot; his chief defect was a lack of appreciation of the theological attainments of Nonconformity, and a Welsh commentary on St
See also:Matthew, which he had worked at for many years and published in two volumes in 1882, was severely handled by a Bangor Calvinistic Methodist
See also:minister . Edwards suffered from overwork and
See also:insomnia and a Mediterranean cruise in 1883 failed to restore his
See also:health; and he died by his own
See also:hand on the 24th of May 1884 at
See also:Ruabon . See V .
See also:Morgan, Welsh Religious Leaders in the Victorian Era .
GEORGE EDWARDS (1693–1773)
JONATHAN EDWARDS (1703—1758)
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