John Edwards (Archdeacon of St Asaph)

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The Ven John Lewis Edwards was Archdeacon of St Asaph from 1959[1] until his retirement in 1964.

He was educated at St David's College, Lampeter and Keble College, Oxford and ordained in 1915.[2] He began his career with curacies at Minera and Rhyl. After this he held incumbencies at Llanfwrog, Rhosllannerchrugog, Llanrhos and Deganwy. He was Rural Dean of Llanrwst until his appointment as Archdeacon.


  1. ^ The Times, Monday, May 04, 1959; pg. 12; Issue 54451; col G Ecclesiastical News Church Appointments
  2. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76 London: Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-200008-X p 157
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Richard Henry Roberts
Archdeacon of St Asaph
Succeeded by
Richard Henry Owen