Samuel P. Tregelles

TREGELLES, Samuel Prideaux.  b. Falmouth, Cornwall, 30 January 1813; d. Plymouth, Devon, 24 April 1875. Educated at Falmouth Grammar School, he was employed at the Neath Abbey ironworks in Glamorgan, South Wales from 1829 to 1835. During that time he taught himself Greek, Hebrew and Aramaic, and also learned Welsh, a language in which he sometimes preached. He was brought up as a Quaker, but joined the Plymouth Brethren. His hymns were published in their Hymns for the Poor of the Flock (1837-8), compiled by George Vicesimus Wigram*, in James George Deck*’s Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs (1847), and in A Few Hymns and some Spiritual Songs, selected 1856 for the Little Flock (1856),...

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