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A. S. Duncan-Jones

revised by O. W. Jones

Edwards, Alfred George (1848–1937), archbishop of Wales, was born on 2 November 1848 at The Bryn, a small manor house serving as the rectory of Llanymawddwy, a remote mountain parish in Merioneth. He was the youngest son of William Edwards (d. 1868)...


Alfred George Edwards (1848–1937) by Solomon Joseph Solomon, in or before 1924 reproduced by kind permission of the Principal, Fellows, and Scholars of Jesus College, Oxford


Frederic Hood

revised by Marc Brodie

Green, Charles Alfred Howell (1864–1944), archbishop of Wales, was born on 19 August 1864 in Llanelli, Wales, the eldest of the family of six sons and two daughters of the Revd Alfred John Morgan Green (1833–1911), then curate of Llanelli, and his wife, ...


Morris, (Alfred) Edwin (1894–1971), archbishop of Wales, was born at Lye, near Stourbridge, Worcestershire, on 8 May 1894, the eldest of four sons (a daughter died in infancy) of Alfred Morris, jeweller, of 42 Stourbridge Road, and his wife, Maria Beatrice Lickert. His first school was at ...


Noakes, George (1924–2008), bishop of St David's and archbishop of Wales, was born on 13 September 1924 at Pen-y-gaer, Nancwnlle, Cardiganshire, the eldest of three sons of David John Noakes, colliery labourer and later farmer, and his wife, Elizabeth Mary, née Lewis. The family was bilingual, the father's first language being English and the mother's Welsh. He worshipped in the morning at his local parish church, and in the evening at ...


Simon, (William) Glyn Hughes (1903–1972), archbishop of Wales, was born on 14 April 1903 at Swansea, the son of the Revd John Simon and his wife, Caroline Margaret Hughes. He came from a family whose roots were in Carmarthenshire. His father was one of the first students to attend the new theological college of ...