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(Penllwyn Calvinistic Methodist Chapel)

Lewis Edwards

Pwllcenawon Penllwyn 1809 - Bala 1887
Welsh educator and Nonconformist minister
(Wikipedia)
W. Goscombe John
A.B. Burton (Thames Ditton)
1911

Capel Bangor /  Lewis Edwards   Capel Bangor /  Lewis Edwards

Description

Bronze bust.

Inscription(s)

cyfodwyd y cerflun hwn i
anrhydeddu coffadwriaeth
y parch
LEWIS EDWARDS
m.a. d.d.
sylfaenydd a llywydd cyntaf
athrofa'r bala 1837 - 1887
a dysgawdwr cenedl y cymry
fel llenor duwinydd a
gweinidog yr efengyl
canwyd
yn mhwllcenawon penllwyn
hydref 27 1809
bu farw
yn y bala gorff 19 1887
This statue is raised
in remembrance and to honour
the Reverend
Lewis Edwards
M.A. D.D.
Founder and head of the first
Bala College 1837-1887
and who taught the Welsh people
as a literary man and
Minister of God, the gospel
born
Pwllcenawon Penllwyn
27 October 1809
Died
Bala 19 July 1887

Signed: w. goscombe john r.a. sc.
a.b. burton / founder

Annotation

A statue of his son, Thomas Charles Edwards, is in Aberystwyth.

Capel Bangor / Lewis Edwards

Sculptor

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Locatie (N 52°24'15" - W 3°58'53")

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