Dr Ioan Bowen Rees, (1929-99), Bangor
Davies was a prolific author , his best-known works being ( a ) Essay on the Old and New Testaments , 1843 ; ( b ) The Ordinances of Religion ; ( c ) First Impressions — a description of Swiss and French Scenery ; ( d ) The Cultivation of the Mind ; and, his greatest and most important, ( e ) The Estimate of the Human Mind , 1828 , 2nd ed., 1847 .
Two of his children deserve mention: JOHN ( 1826 - 1916 ) , Fellow of Trinity College , Cambridge , Hulsean Lecturer , Cambridge , Lady Margaret Preacher at Oxford , chaplain to Queen Victoria , an advocate of higher education of women , and an associate of Frederick Denison Maurice ; he was joint author (with D. J. Vaughan ) of a well-known translation of The Republic of Plato ; and SARAH ( 1830 - 1921 ), an early advocate of the higher education of women and founder of what later became Girton College , Cambridge .
Chancellor John Williams James, D.D., Aber, Bangor
Published date: 2001