William Edward Winks

WINKS, William Edward. b. Leicester, 28 January 1842; d. Cardiff, 21 December 1926. Winks trained for the Baptist ministry at Chilwell College, Nottingham (ordained 1865), and was minister of Allerton, near Bradford, Yorkshire, and Wisbech, Cambridgeshire. In 1876 he became pastor of Bethany Baptist Church, Cardiff, where he stayed until retirement in 1914. He wrote the centenary history of the church, History of Bethany Baptist Church, Cardiff  (Cardiff, 1906), and he was evidently a person of some renown in the city: he was responsible for the official guide to the Cardiff Exhibition of 1896. He also published Thoughts on Prayer: selected chiefly from modern writers (London, 1881), A...

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