James Buckley (priest)

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The Ven. James Rice Buckley , BD (28 January 1849 – 8 September 1924)[1] was Archdeacon of Llandaff from 1913[2] until his death.[3]

He was educated at Carmarthen Grammar School[4] and St David's College, Lampeter; and ordained in 1872. After a curacy in Neath he was Vicar of Llandaff from 1878 to [5] 1913. He was later a Surrogate for the Diocese of Llandaff ;[6] then its Rural Dean.[7]

There is a statue of him on Llandaff’s Cathedral Green.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Deaths The Times (London, England), Saturday, Sep 13, 1924; pg. 14; Issue 43756
  2. ^ Ecclesiastical Intelligence The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Sep 02, 1913; pg. 3; Issue 40306
  3. ^ The Victorian Web
  4. ^ ‘BUCKLEY, Ven. James Rice’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2007; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2007 accessed 10 Feb 2014
  5. ^ "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, John Phillips, 1900
  6. ^ ’The Diocese of Llandaff’ Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales), Thursday, August 14, 1879; Issue 3203
  7. ^ Ecclesiastical Intelligence The Times (London, England), Friday, Mar 22, 1895; pg. 11; Issue 34531
  8. ^ BBC Wales
Church in Wales titles
Preceded by
Frederick William Edmondes
Archdeacon of Llandaff
1913–1924
Succeeded by
David Davies