The Very Rev Seiriol John Arthur Evans, CBE (22 November 1894 – 29 June 1984) was an Anglican dean and author  in the third quarter of the 20th century.
Born into an ecclesiastical family, he was educated at King's College School, Cambridge, then The King's School, Worcester before returning to King's College, Cambridge as an undergraduate. He was then ordained after a period of study at Salisbury Theological College in 1921. He was Curate of St Mary and All Saints, Kidderminster then Sacrist of Gloucester Cathedral. After this he was Precentor of Ely Cathedral from 1923 to 1929 and then Rector of Upwell. During World War II he was a Chaplain in the RNVR. From 1945 to 1953 he was Archdeacon of Wisbech when he was appointed to the Gloucester Deanery - a post he held for 19 years. He spent his retirement in Fulbourn.
- National Archives
- Amongst others he wrote “A Short History of Ely Cathedral”, 1925; “The Mortification of the Manor of Nepal”, 1936; “Ely Chapter Ordinances”, 1940; “The Medieval Estate of Ely Cathedral Priory”, 1973 > British Library web site accessed 19:21 GMT Sunday 21 March 2010
- Obituary The Very Rev Seiriol Evans The Times Thursday, 5 Jul 1984; pg. 14; Issue 61875; col G
- His father was The Rev. John Arthur Evans, DD, sometime Rector of Sible Hedingham > “Who was Who” 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
- Henderson, RJ (1981). A History of King's College Choir School Cambridge. p. 42. ISBN 978-0950752808.
- Crockford's Clerical Directory1940-41 Oxford, OUP,1941
- Church web-site
- Gloucestershire Archives Online Catalogue
- The Times, Friday, 2 Jul 1971; pg. 2; Issue 58214; col G News in Brief
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