Evans (William) (d. 1776)

  • d. 1776
  • authors, scholars
Welsh Presbyterian scholar, known for A New Welsh–English Dictionary (1771)
Evans, William, A New Welsh and English Dictionary, containing all the words necessary for reading an English author: wherein not only the corresponding British is given to the English, and the various significations properly ranged, but also every English word is accented to prevent a bad pronunciation, Carmarthen: printed for John Ross, and Richard Rydero, 1771.


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Welsh biography online, Online: National Library of Wales, 2009–present. URL: <>.
Jenkins (Robert Thomas) [id. s-EVAN-WIL-1776. ‘EVANS, WILLIAM (fl. 1768-1776), Presbyterian minister, and lexicographer’] direct link
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