Born into an ecclesiastical family he was educated at Shrewsbury and Balliol College, Oxford and ordained in 1871. He was a curate in Neath from 1872 to 1877, vicar of Newcastle, Bridgend and then Llantrisant before his ordination to the episcopate.
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- Consecration Of BishopsThe Times Friday, Jun 02, 1905; pg. 4; Issue 37723; col D
- His father was the Right Reverend Joshua Hughes, Bishop of St Asaph from 1870 to 1889, 
- Founder of St Theodore’s Church
- Llantrisant time line
- ”The Clergy List" London, Kelly’s, 1913
- Bourne, Val (30 September 2013). "My dahlias are brightening up September". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 20 October 2013.
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