Davies, Benjamin, Phd, Lld
Davies, Benjamin, Ph.D., LL.D.
a Baptist scholar, was born at Wern, near St. Clear's, in Carmarthenshire, Wales, February 26, 1814. He began to preach before he was sixteen years old, entered Bristol College in 1830, studied at the universities of Dublin and Glasgow, and finally at Leipsic; in 1838 took charge of the Baptist Theological Institution at Montreal, Canada; in 1844 of Stepney College, England; in 1847 became professor in McGill College, Montreal; in 1857 in Stepney College; then removed to Regent's Park, London, and died July 19, 1875. He was active in philological and Biblical labors, and published numerous works in that line. He was a member of the Bible Revision Committee. See (Lond.) Baptist Hand-book, 1876, page 341.