Pritchard Hughes

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Joshua Pritchard Hughes (13 February 1847 - 8 April 1938 [1]) was Bishop of Llandaff from 1905 to 1931.[2]

Born into an ecclesiastical family[3] he was educated at Shrewsbury and Balliol College, Oxford and ordained in 1871. He was a curate in Neath from 1872 to 1877, vicar of Newcastle, Bridgend[4] and then Llantrisant[5] before his ordination to the episcopate.[6]

The Dahlia 'Bishop of Llandaff' was selected by him and named in his honour.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  2. ^ Consecration Of BishopsThe Times Friday, Jun 02, 1905; pg. 4; Issue 37723; col D
  3. ^ His father was the Right Reverend Joshua Hughes, Bishop of St Asaph from 1870 to 1889, [1]
  4. ^ Founder of St Theodore’s Church
  5. ^ Llantrisant time line
  6. ^ ”The Clergy List" London, Kelly’s, 1913
  7. ^ Bourne, Val (30 September 2013). "My dahlias are brightening up September". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 20 October 2013. 
Church in Wales titles
Preceded by
Richard Lewis
Bishop of Llandaff
1971–1975
Succeeded by
Timothy Rees