He was elected secretary of the province ( 1886 ), chairman of the province ( 1893 ), and a member of the Legal Hundred of his connexion ( 1893 ). He delivered the Provincial Lecture ( 1893 ), and was given a testimonial to celebrate the jubilee of his ministry ( 1909 ).
From 1863 on he was a regular contributor to the Eurgrawn . He published memoirs of Samuel Davies II (q.v.) and R.T. Owen , commentaries on Jeremiah and S. John's Epistles , a hand-book on Dissent, Y Goleuni Cristionogol, Hanes Wesleaeth Gymreig (4 vols.); he also edited Y Winllan ( 1883-5 ), and Yr Eurgrawn ( 1902-11 ). He represented his denomination in every national movement, was one of the most powerful preachers of his generation, possessed outstanding organizing ability in church affairs , and was a national leader in all the campaigns connected with education, temperance, and politics .
Rev. Edward Tegla Davies, D.Litt., (1880-1967), Bangor
Published date: 1959