William Rees (Archdeacon of St Asaph)

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The Ven William Hugh Rees was Archdeacon of St Asaph from 1970 to 1974.

He was born in 1905 and educated at St David's College, Lampeter and Westcott House, Cambridge. He was ordained in 1929[1] and began his career with curacies at Carmarthen and Uzmaston. After this, he was Bishop's Messenger for the Diocese of St David's from 1935[2] to 1939. He held incumbencies at St Mary Haverfordwest[3] and St Paul, Colwyn Bay. He was Rural Dean of Rhos from 1960 to 1970, when he became Archdeacon of the surrounding area. He retired in 1974.


  1. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76 London: Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-200008-X p 157
  2. ^ The Times, Saturday, Jul 27, 1935; pg. 15; Issue 47127; col E Ecclesiastical News Church Appointments
  3. ^ Church web site
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Richard Henry Owen
Archdeacon of the St Asaph
Succeeded by
John Jenkin Jones