Watkin Williams (bishop)

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Watkin Herbert Williams (22 August 1845[1] – 19 November 1944[2]) was Dean of St Asaph from 1892 to 1899.[3] and Bishop of Bangor from 1899 to 1925.[4][5]

Williams was educated at Westminster School[6] and Christ Church, Oxford[7] and ordained in 1871.[8] He was vicar of Bodelwyddan from 1872 to 1892 and Archdeacon of St Asaph from 1889 to 1892.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ thePeerage.com
  2. ^ The Times, 20 November 1944; pg. 4; Issue 49995; col F Obituary
  3. ^ Raymond Renowden A Genial, Kind Divine: Watkin Herbert Williams 1845-1944 (Gwasg Gee, 1998) ISBN 0-7074-0309-X
  4. ^ "The Clergy List" London, Kelly's, 1913
  5. ^ Resignation Of The Bishop Of Bangor, The Times, 11 November 1924; pg. 14; Issue 43806; col F
  6. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  7. ^ Multiple News Items, The Standard (London, England), 4 November 1870; pg. 3; Issue 14433. 19th Century British Library Newspapers: Part II
  8. ^ Ordinations. Lincoln., The Times, 27 December 1871; pg. 8; Issue 27257; col F
  9. ^ The Times, 21 June 1889; pg. 13; Issue 32731; col B Ecclesiastical Appointments
Church in Wales titles
Preceded by
Daniel Lewis Lloyd
Bishop of Bangor
1899–1925
Succeeded by
Daniel Davies