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Great Britain
Bala
Gwynedd

Wales

Heol Ffrydan - Ffrydan Road (A4212)
(Coleg y Bala)

Lewis Edwards

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

Bala /  Lewis Edwards   Bala /  Lewis Edwards

Description

Bronze statue of Lewis Edwards seated with an open book on his lap, and books and newspaper under the chair.

Inscription(s)

y parch
LEWIS EDWARDS
m.a d.d


cyfodwyd y cerflun hwn
i anrhydeddu coffadwriaeth
y parch lewis edwards m.a. d.d
sylfaenydd a llywydd cyntaf
athrofar bala 1837 - 1887
a dysgawdwr cenedl y cymry
fel llenor duwinydd a
gweinidog yr efengyl
ganwyd hyd 27 · 1809
bu · farw · gorff · 19 ·1887

The Reverend
LEWIS EDWARDS
M.A. D.D.


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 October 27, 1809
Died July 19, 1887

Signed: w. goscombe john r.a. 1911
a.b. burton / founder thames ditton

Annotation

A statue of his son, Thomas Charles Edwards, is in Aberystwyth. Also in Bala is a statue of Thomas Charles, the grandfather of his wife Jane Charles.

Bala / Lewis Edwards

Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Locatie (N 52°54'54" - W 3°36'1")

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