His manifold activities and vast influence defy summary. Pioneer missionary , philanthropist , missionary statesman , scholar , educationist , author , and publicist , friend and adviser of princes and peasants, the name of ‘ Li T'i-motai ’ was a household word throughout China . His Chinese honours were singularly distinguished, e.g. a mandarin of the highest grade and a member of the Order of the Double Dragon . The University of Wales gave him its LL.D. ( 1916 ); he was also D.D. and D.Litt .
Dr. Richard m. (1) 1878 , Mary Martin , who d. in 1903 , and by whom he had four daughters; (2) 1914 , Dr. Ethel Tribe , who survived him. His uncle, Jedediah Richards , is separately noticed.
Rev. Edward William Price Evans, M.A., (1887-1972), Pontypool
Published date: 1959