Edwards, William


b Pembrokeshire, SW Wales 1848, d 1929. Pontypool Baptist Coll, Wales; Regents Pk Baptist Coll. He became a tutor at the Baptist Coll in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, and later returned to Pontypool as Principal and tutor in NT Gk. There he made a new Welsh translation of the NT. He championed the founding of Univ College in Cardiff, where his Pontypool Coll moved in 1893. A staunch Liberal in politics whose career overlapped with that of David Lloyd George, he became a well-known public speaker for this cause. No.424.

Hymns and songs by Edwards, William

Number Hymn Name
424 Here is love, vast as the ocean