Rowland Ellis (bishop)
The Right Reverend
|Bishop of Aberdeen and Orkney|
|Church||Scottish Episcopal Church|
|Diocese||Aberdeen and Orkney|
|Born||April 24, 1841|
Caerwys, Flintshire, Wales
|Died||December 11, 1911 (aged 70)|
|Alma mater||Jesus College, Oxford|
Ellis was born in Caerwys, Flintshire, Wales and was educated at Ruthin School before graduating from Jesus College, Oxford with a BA degree in 1863. After being ordained, he held various church positions in Wales: curate of Gresford (1864–68), vicar of Gwersyllt (1868–72) and vicar of Mold 1872–84 (also Rural Dean of Mold from 1873 to 1884). He was a friend of William Ewart Gladstone, who lived nearby in Hawarden. He became rector of St Paul's Church in Edinburgh in 1884, becoming Bishop of Aberdeen and Orkney in 1906.
- Morgan, Walter Thomas. "ELLIS, ROWLAND (1841–1911), bishop of Aberdeen and Orkney". Welsh Biography Online. National Library of Wales. Retrieved 14 March 2008.
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| Bishop of Aberdeen and Orkney
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