Papers of Dr John Thomas, Liverpool

Scope and Content

A book of sermons belonging to John Thomas, 1840, which includes a list of his preaching appointments, along with the subject of his sermons and payments received.

A letter written by Dr John Thomas to Mr Edward Owen, 184 Faulkner Street, Liverpool, providing information regarding the English Congregationalists of North Wales, 1872.

Photograph of Dr John Thomas.

Administrative / Biographical History

Dr John Thomas, 1821-1892, was a Congregational minister, a politician and a historian. Born in Holyhead, Anglesey, his family moved to Bangor in 1827 and he became an apprentice cobbler.

Whilst in Liverpool he became a member of the Calvinistic Methodist Chapel in Bedford Street, but he soon returned to Wales and changed denomination, becoming a Congregationalist.

From 1854 until his death in 1892, he was the minister for Great Crosshall Street Chapel in Liverpool.


Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

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Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, June 2003.

Other Finding Aids

A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 87, 13862 and 34562

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