Saunders Davies

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Francis James Saunders Davies (born 30 December 1937) was the Anglican Bishop of Bangor from 2000 until 2004.[1]

Davies was educated at the University College of North Wales and Selwyn College, Cambridge.[2] Ordained in 1964,[3] he began his ministry as a curate at Holyhead before being appointed a minor canon of Bangor Cathedral. From 1969 to 1975 he was Rector at Llanllyfni then Vicar of Gorseinon and the rural dean from 1983. He became the Archdeacon of Meirionnydd in 1993 before his ordination to the episcopate.


  1. ^ Announces resignation
  2. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory2008/2009 (100th edition), Church House Publishing (ISBN 9780715110300)
  3. ^ Who's Who2008: London, A & C Black, 2008 ISBN 978-0-7136-8555-8
Church in Wales titles
Preceded by
Barry Morgan
Bishop of Bangor
Succeeded by
Anthony Crockett