by Wayne Piotr Cronin-Wojdat
“In affectionate remembrance of the Rev. William Lewis for many years a missionary on the Khasia hills, India, who fell asleep in Jesus, May 6th 1891 in the 77th year of his age”
Reverend William Lewis travelled abroad as a Calvinistic Methodist Missionary. William was born in Manchester on the 13th July 1814. William, in company of his wife, Mary, set-off for Khasia, North East Bengal in 1842. Whilst serving in this position he is credited for translating the bible for the native population. Due to illness they returned to London in 1861.
William died at his home at Garfield Villas, Percy Road, Wrexham. His funeral and burial took place at 1.30pm, on the 9th May 1891.
Researched by Wayne Piotr Cronin-Wojdat.
Grave ref: Wrexham Cemetery M-03454