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Archdeacon of St Asaph

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This is a list of the archdeacons of St Asaph. The Archdeacon of St Asaph is the priest in charge of the archdeaconry of St Asaph, an administrative division of the Church in Wales Diocese of St Asaph. The archdeaconry comprises the five rural deaneries of Denbigh, Dyffryn Clwyd, Holywell, Llanrwst/Rhos and St Asaph.

Archdeacons of St Asaph

  • 1170: David
  • 1205–1210: Adam
  • 1231–1240: David
  • 1250:Anian I
  • 1266: David
  • 1268-1293: Anian Schonaw (Anian II)
  • 1277: Gruffudd ab Iorwerth
  • 1293, 1306: Gruffudd
  • ?–1330: Llywellyn ap Hwfa
  • 1331: Llywellyn ap Madog ab Elis
  • 1382–1383: Thomas Rushook (afterwards Bishop of Llandaff, 1383)
  • 1390: Thomas Keler
  • 1398: Griffith le Yonge
  • ?–1402: Ithel ap Robert
  • 1425: Edward Trefor
  • 1442–?1457: John Tupney
  • <1508–1532: Peter Conway
  • 1535: Richard Shelton
  • 1537: William ap Roberts
  • 1539–1554: Richard Pollard
  • 1539–1554: Thomas Davies (dismissed)
  • 1554–1558: Humphrey Edwards
  • 1558–1561: Thomas Davies (restored) (afterwards Bishop of St Asaph, 1561)
  • 1562–1566: Richard Rogers (later Suffragan Bishop of Dover, 1569)
  • 1566–1573: Thomas Powell
  • 1573–1844: Post held in commendam by Bishops of St Asaph
  • 1844–1854: Charles Clough
  • 1854–1877: Robert Wickham
  • 1877-1878: Hugh Morgan
  • 1878:
  • 1889–1892: Watkin Williams (afterwards Dean of St Asaph, 1892)
  • 1892–1897: Hugh Jones
  • 1897–1910: David Evans
  • 1910–1935: Thomas Lloyd (also Suffragan Bishop of Maenan, 1928)
  • 1935–1942: Charles Roberts
  • 1942–1959: Richard Roberts
  • 1959–1964: John Edwards
  • 1964–1970: Richard Owen
  • 1970–1974: William Rees
  • 1974–1984: John Jones
  • 1984–1990: Selwyn Closs-Parry
  • ?1990–1999: John Davies (afterwards Bishop of St Asaph, 1999)
  • 2000–2011: Bernard Thomas
  • 2011–2014 (ret.): Chris Potter
  • 2015–present: John Lomas
  • References

    Archdeacon of St Asaph Wikipedia


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