Clifford Wright (bishop)

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Royston Clifford Wright (4 July 1922 – 14 February 2014) was the Anglican Bishop of Monmouth from 1986 to 1991.[1]
Wright was educated at the University of Wales, Cardiff and ordained in 1946.[2] He held curacies in Bedwas, Newport and Walton-on-the-Hill, Liverpool before 17 years as a naval chaplain. In 1968 he became Vicar of Blaenavon. Further promotions to be Rural Dean of Pontypool [3] then Archdeacon of Monmouth[4] followed before his elevation to the Episcopate.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Diocese of Monmouth
  2. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory1947-48 Oxford, OUP,1947
  3. ^ Who's Who 2008: London, A & C Black, 2008 ISBN 978-0-7136-8555-8
  4. ^ The Times Wednesday, Jul 20, 1977; pg. 1; Issue 60060; col A
Church in Wales titles
Preceded by
Derrick Greenslade Childs
Bishop of Monmouth
1986–1991
Succeeded by
Rowan Williams