Rev. John Phillips Papers

Scope and Content

A book of preaching appointments, 1853-1860, together with a book of lecture notes and observations, 1839-1854, some of which were possibly taken whilst John Phillips was studying in Scotland.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Phillips was a Calvinistic Methodist minister and the first Principal of the Normal College, Bangor. He was born in 1810, a native of Pontrhydfendigaid, Cardiganshire and died in 1867. He married Eleanor Parry of Llaneugrad, Anglesey and from that marriage had five children.

The determination of John Phillips led to the establishment of the Normal College in Bangor which opened in 1863.


Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

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Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, November 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 10139, 11584

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