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" Old Brecknock Chips." 49 Bold, daughter of Hugh Bold, Esq., Recorder of Brecknock, died 1805; (ii), the Rev. Robert Wynter, Rector of Penderyn, who married Anne, daughter of Thomas Hughes Phillips, Esq., of Pontywal, Breconshire, died 1806 ; (iii), Jane Wynter, who married, firstly, George Williams, Esq., barrister-at-law, and, secondly, James Gough Awbrey, Esq., of Ynyscedwyn. William Wynter had five children, (i) William Wynter, who died, unmarried, 1871; (ii), Elizabeth Wynter, who married Gabriel Myddelton Powell, of Peterstone Court, Brecknockshire (son of Sir Gabriel Powell, Knt., county of Glamorgan); (iii), Daniel Wynter, captain Madras Native Infantry, who married Prances, daughter of Charles Mellor, Esq. ; (iv), Hugh Wynter, died unmarried ; (v), and Jane Wynter, died unmarried. Captain Daniel Wynter (above mentioned) had five children, of whom one is Hugh Bold Wynter, Esq., of Brynhir, Tenby (now living), who marrried a daughter of Rear-Admiral Talbot. The Editoe. TREFECCA COLLEGE MSS.—I notice an interesting item of information in your issue of last week, having reference to the Trefecca College MSS. Although jealous care of th?se is perleetly intelligible, it is somewhat surprising that they were not more readily accessible for examination by bona-fide applicants. It is with very great pleasure I learn that the Revs. Rees Davies, Talgarth, and John Davies, Pandy, have been appointed to make researches in the matter, as they are both gentlemen whose literary tastes and discrimination FKLDAY, MAY NOTES. A WONDERFUL GATHERING AT TRE¬ FECCA COLLEGE IN 177(3. -The Rev. Augustus Toplady has left the following account of the scene on the occasion of the ninth anniversary of Lady Huntingdon's College: "On the anniversary day " the congregation was so large that the chapel " would not have contained a fourth part of the " people, who were supposed to amount to three " thousand. No fewer than one thousand three " hundred horses were turned into one large field " adjoining the College, besides what were stationed " in the neighbouring villages. The carriages, " also, were unusually numerous. A scaffold was " erected at one end of the College-court, on " which a book-stand was placed, by way of pulpit, " and then six or seven of us preached, successively, " to one of the most attentive and most lively " congregations I ever beheld. When it came to " ray turn to preach, I advanced to the front, and "had not gone more than half way through my " prayer before sermon, when the scaffold suddenly " fell in. As I stood very near the higher-most " step (and the steps did not fall with the rest) " Providence enabled me to keep on my feet, " through the assistance of Mr Winkworth, who are well known, and to whom the work will be a labour of love. Although much of the result will, possibly, be of connexional interest only, I hope, and am not without ground of expectation, that something of wider importance will be brought to light, and that this column, or Old Welsh Chips, will be considered a suitable medium for its publication. " Bewynllys." REPLY. LADY HUNTINGDON'S COLLEGE IN BRECONSHIRE (April 20th, 1888).—In reply to " Historicus," I think he wiil find I am correct when I state this College was opened at Trefecca House, in the parish of Talgarth, on the 24th August, 1708, and the College continued here until after the death of its foundress, the revered Countess of Huntingdon. It possibly may have remained longer in Breconshire, only simultaneously with the death of Lady Huntingdon the lease of Trefecca House expired. The House at Trefecca was given up at Lady-day, 1792, so that the College had an existence in Breconshire of some 24 years. The furniture of Trefecca House, with the library of books and communion plate, having been bequeathed by Lady Huntingdon for the use of the College, were removed, on the expiry of the lease, to Cheshunt. The first president of Cheshunt was Mr Nicholson, who took up his duties there on the 13th of July, 1792, and the two first students—William Jones and William Kemp—were admitted the first of August following. The Editoe. 19th, 1888. 1' laid fast hold on my arm. About forty ministers " were on the scaffold and steps when the former " broke down. Dear Mr Shirlpy fell under-most of " all, but received no other hurt than a very slight " bruise on one of his thighs. A good woman who, " for the conveniency of hearing, had placed herself " under the scaffold, received a trifling contusion " on her face. No other mischief was done. The " congregation, although greatly alarmed, had the " prudence not to throw themselves into outward '' disorder; which, I believe, was chiefly owing to " the powerful sense of God's presence, which was " eminently felt by most of the assembly. Such " was the wonderful goodness of the Lord to me " that I was not in the least disconcerted on this " dangerous occasion : * * * about half a minute " after the interruption had commenced, I had the " satisfaction to inform the people that no damage " had ensued ; and removing for security to a lower " step, I thanked the Lord, with the rejoicing " multitude, for having so undeniably given his " angels charge concerning us." How can we realize that the now plain homestead of College Farm was once the scene of such a wonderful religious awakening, and the focus from whence emanated such vast schemes for the redemption of man, of which the Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion was one of the fruits—a Connexion that