The Very Rev Thomas Alfred Williams, MA was an eminent Anglican priest in the second quarter of the 20th century.
Born on 16 June 1870 and educated at St David's College, Lampeter, he was ordained in 1895. After curacies in Anglesey and Portmadoc he held incumbencies at Dolgellau and Maentwrog before becoming the Archdeacon of Merioneth in 1931. Nine years later he was appointed Dean of Bangor but died in post after only one year in post on 27 July 1941.
A priest or priestess is a religious leader authorized to perform the sacred rituals of a religion, especially as a mediatory agent between humans and one or more deities. They also have the authority or power to administer religious rites; in particular, rites of sacrifice to, and propitiation of, a deity or deities. Their office or position is the priesthood, a term which also may apply to such persons collectively.
A curate is a person who is invested with the care or cure (cura) of souls of a parish. In this sense, "curate" correctly means a parish priest; but in English-speaking countries the term curate is commonly used to describe clergy who are assistants to the parish priest. The duties or office of a curate are called a curacy.
Anglesey is an island off the north-west coast of Wales forming the mainland of a principal area and historic county of the same name, which includes Holy Island to the west and some islets and skerries. Anglesey island, with an area of 260 square miles (673 km2), is by far the largest island in Wales, seventh largest in the British Isles, largest by area in the Irish Sea and second most populous after the Isle of Man. The local government area of Isle of Anglesey County Council measures 276 square miles (715 km2), with a population at the 2011 census of 69,751, of whom 13,659 live on Holy Island. The Menai Strait between Anglesey and mainland Wales is spanned by the Menai Suspension Bridge, designed by Thomas Telford in 1826, and by the Britannia Bridge, built in 1850 and replaced in 1980. The largest town is Holyhead on Holy Island, where the port handles over 2 million passengers a year to the Republic of Ireland. The next largest town is Llangefni, seat of the county council. From 1974 to 1996 Anglesey was administered as part of Gwynedd. Most of Anglesey's inhabitants are Welsh speakers. Ynys Môn, the Welsh name for the island, is used for the UK Parliament and National Assembly constituencies. The island is in the LL postcode area (LL58–LL78).
Charles Melvin "Cootie" Williams was an American jazz, jump blues, and rhythm and blues trumpeter.
Newport Cathedral is the cathedral of the Diocese of Monmouth, in the Church in Wales, and seat of the Bishop of Monmouth. Located in the city of Newport in South East Wales, its full title is Newport Cathedral of St. Woolos, King & Confessor.
Alberta Christine Williams King was Martin Luther King, Jr.'s mother and the wife of Martin Luther King, Sr. She played a significant role in the affairs of the Ebenezer Baptist Church. She was shot and killed in the church by Marcus Wayne Chenault six years after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Run's House is an American reality television series that debuted on October 13, 2005. The series chronicles the family life of former Run–D.M.C. rapper and hip-hop music pioneer Joseph Simmons, also known as Rev Run. Its theme song and show name are from the Run-D.M.C. album Tougher Than Leather. It was filmed in the Simmons family home in Saddle River, New Jersey; the Simmons offices in Manhattan, New York; and the apartment shared by Joseph's daughters, Vanessa and Angela, in Los Angeles, California.
St. Malachy Roman Catholic Church is a parish church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, located in Manhattan on West 49th Street, between Broadway and Eighth Avenue. The parish has served the theatre community in a special way since 1920, and its parishioners have included many actors, such as Bob Hope and Gregory Peck.
Henry Charles Robins was the Dean of Salisbury in the Church of England from 1943 until his retirement in 1953.
Born in Beccles on 2 February 1882 and educated at Winchester and New College, Oxford, he was ordained into the priesthood in 1908. His first post was as a Curate at St John’s, Gosport after which he was an Assistant Chaplain in Khartoum then Vicar of Fleet. From 1922 to 1943 he held incumbencies at Chafford, Barking and Portsmouth before his elevation to the Deanery. An Honorary Chaplain to the King, he died on 31 July 1960; and his wife Dorothy 9 years later.
Thomas Joseph Savage was an Anglican bishop in the third quarter of the 20th century.
Henry Herbert Williams CH was born into an ecclesiastical family on 19 December 1872 and educated at St Peter's School, York and The Queen's College, Oxford. He began his ministry in 1900 as a tutor and lecturer in philosophy at Hertford College, Oxford and in 1913 he became Principal of St Edmund Hall, Oxford. From 1920 to 1941 he was Bishop of Carlisle. He died on 29 September 1961.
Very Rev John McIntyre CVO, FRSE was a Scottish minister and theologian. He was Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland 1982/83 and Chaplain to the Queen in Scotland from 1990 to 1996.
The Very Rev John Albert Henry Waddington, MBE, TD, MA (Lambeth) was the Provost of St Edmundsbury from 1958 to 1976.
The Very Rev Seiriol John Arthur Evans, CBE 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.
The Very Rev Charles MacAlester Copland was an eminent Anglican Priest in the second half of the 20th century.
The Very Rev Garfield Hodder Williams was an eminent Anglican Priest in the second quarter of the 20th century.
The Very Rev John Thomas Davies, MA was an eminent Anglican priest in the mid 20th century.
Born on 27 January 1881 and educated at Jesus College, Oxford, he was ordained in 1905. After curacies in Talgarth and Aberystwyth he was a Minor Canon at St Davids Cathedral. He then held incumbencies at Llanelli and Carmarthen before appointed Dean of Bangor in 1941. He retired in 1955; and died on 16 February 1966.
John Field Lister was an eminent Anglican priest in the latter part of the 20th century.
This article is about the Welsh priest. For the interior designer and television personality see Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen
The Very Rev. Michael David Saville Peck was Dean of Lincoln from 1965 to 1968.
St George Shrine pilgrim centre Kulathuvayal is located in Kerala in India.
The Very Reverend Edward Gordon Selwyn (1885–1959) was an English Anglican priest and theologian, who served as Warden of Radley College from 1913 to 1919; Rector of Red Hill, near Havant; and then as Dean of Winchester from 1931 to 1958. He wrote sermons and other books and was the editor of the liberal Anglo-Catholic journal Theology from 1920.
Robert Desmond "Des" Harman was Dean of Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin from 2004 until 2007.
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