John Davies (bishop of Swansea and Brecon)

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John David Edward Davies (born 1953) has been since 2008 the Bishop of Swansea and Brecon in the Church in Wales.

John David Edward Davies was born 6 February 1953.[1] He was educated at Southampton University.

From 1975 to 1982 Davies practised as a solicitor.

In 1984 he was ordained, after a period of study at St. Michael's College, Llandaff.[2] He held curacies at Chepstow and Rudry, before being appointed Rector of Bedwas. From 1995 to 2000 he was vicar of the church of St John Evangelist, Newport. Afterwards he worked as Dean of Brecon, until accepting ordination to the episcopate in 2008.[3]


  1. ^ Debrett’s
  2. ^ Crockfords, (London, Church House 1995) ISBN 0-7151-8088-6
  3. ^ Diocesan web-site
Church in Wales titles
Preceded by
Anthony Pierce
Bishop of Swansea and Brecon