Lewis Renatus West

Short Name: Lewis Renatus West
Full Name: West, Lewis Renatus, 1753-1826
Birth Year: 1753
Death Year: 1826

Lewis Renatus West, born in London, May 3, 1753, and Moravian Minister at Tytherton, Wilts, from 1809 to his death, Aug. 4, 1826.

--Excerpt from John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)


Born: May 3, 1753.
Christened: May 3, 1753, Fet­ter Lane Mo­ra­vi­an church, Lon­don, Eng­land.
Died: 1826, Ty­ther­ton (near Chip­pen­ham), Wilt­shire, Eng­land.
Buried: Mo­ra­vi­an cem­e­te­ry, Ty­ther­ton, Wilts­hire, Eng­land.

A Mo­ra­vi­an min­is­ter, West taught in the Mo­ra­vi­an school in Ful­neck, Leeds; served as tu­tor and as­sist­ant min­is­ter in Bed­ford; as­sist­ant min­is­ter in Dub­lin; and min­is­ter in Grace­hill, North­ern Ire­land; Mir­field; Bath; Bris­tol; and Ty­ther­ton.


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