He m. Emily , daughter of the Rev. Henry Wilcox ; Henry Maldwyn Hughes (q.v.) was their son. He edited Y Winllan , 1874-7 ; Y Gwyliedydd , 1890-2 ; and Yr Eurgrawn , 1897-1902 . He also edited the new hymn book , 1900 . He was the author of Arwrgerdd John Penri , Oesau Boreu y Byd , Bywyd Crist , Delw y Nefol (sermons), Esponiad ar y Colosiaid , and Cofiant Isaac Jones . He was the initiator of the movement to establish a denominational newspaper , Y Gwyliedydd , 1877 , and of the movements to get a Welsh Wesleyan Assembly , 1899 , and to subdivide the North Wales Province , 1902 . His was the second best pryddest at the national eisteddfod held at Aberystwyth while he was still studying at ‘ Jasper House ,’ the second best at the London national eisteddfod , 1887 (the best, according to David Watkin Jones , Dafydd Morgannwg q.v.) , and the second best at the Llanelly national eisteddfod , 1895 . He adjudicated on the pryddest at the Liverpool eisteddfod , 1900 . He was chairman of the general committee of the London eisteddfod , 1887 . Several of his hymns are well known. In 1901 he was elected president of the Assembly , but d. before he could take office.
Reverend Edward Tegla Davies, D.Litt., (1880-1967), Bangor
Published date: 1959