Henry Rees Sermons

Scope and Content

Two volumes of sermons dating from 1842 to 1866. Some are quite full and extensive, whilst others are less complete.

Administrative / Biographical History

Henry Rees was born in 1798 in Llansannan, Denbighshire and died in 1869 and is buried at Llandysilio, Anglesey. He was undoubtedly, one of the most famous Calvinistic Methodist preachers of his time. At Shrewsbury he learned the craft of book binding, and was ordained a minister at Bala in 1827. He served in Liverpool as minister.

Amongst his published works are, Pregethau, 1872 and Pregethau : cynghorion gweinidogaethol ac anerchiadau, 1881.

For further biographical details consult Cofiant y Parchedig Henry Rees : yn cynnwys casgliad helaeth o'i lythyrau by Rev. Owen Thomas, D.D., 1890.


Items incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Access Information

Open to all users.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Mr J. R. Davies, Mr H. R. Davies and Miss Davies, Treborth in 1922.


Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, May 2002.

Other Finding Aids

An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 382 - 383

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Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

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