David Davies (Archdeacon of Llandaff)

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The Ven. David Davies, MA (1820–1930) was Archdeacon of Llandaff from his appointment in 1924[1] until his death.[2]

Born in Carmarthenshire, he was educated at Llandovery College, Shrewsbury School and Jesus College, Oxford and ordained in 1882. After curacies in Conwy and Cardiff he held incumbencies in Newcastle, Bridgend, Canton, Cardiff and Dinas Powis. He was Surroage for the Diocese of Llandaff from 1907; and a Canon Residentiary at its Cathedral from 1914.[3]


  1. ^ New Archdeacon of LLandaff Ecclesiastical News The Times (London, England), Monday, Oct 13, 1924; pg. 17; Issue 43781
  2. ^ The Ven. David Davies The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Jul 01, 1930; pg. 21; Issue 45553
  3. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1929/30 p 317: Oxford, OUP, 1929
Church in Wales titles
Preceded by
James Rice Buckley
Archdeacon of Llandaff
Succeeded by
John Daniel James