Edward Barnes (poet and translator)
Edward Barnes (fl. c.1760–1795) was a Welsh educator, translator and poet.
Barnes was born in St Asaph, Denbighshire. He taught school in his hometown before moving to Montgomeryshire. He converted to the Methodist faith, and translated and published Methodists sermons and documents. His published works include poems or carols that were included in William Hope's 1765 collection Cyfaill i'r Cymro, and translations such as, poems of Rees Prichard, Myfyrdodau Hervey (meditations of James Hervey, 1785), and a sermon on the death of Selina Hastings, Countess of Huntingdon entitled Crown of Eternal Glory by Theophilus Priestley in 1792.
- David Myrddin Lloyd (1959). "Edward Barnes". Dictionary of Welsh Biography. National Library of Wales. Retrieved 8 March 2016.
- Elizabeth Helen Rowland (1907). A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Welshmen who Flourished from 1700 to 1900. The authoress. p. 2.
- Thomas Mardy Rees (1908). Notable Welshmen (1700-1900): ... with Brief Notes, in Chronological Order, and Authorities. Also a Complete Alphabetical Index. Herald Office. pp. 86–87.
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