Eric Roberts (bishop)

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Eric Matthias Roberts (18 February 1914[1] – 29 March 1997) was a Bishop of St David's during the last quarter of the 20th century.[2]

Educated at Friars School, Bangor and St Edmund Hall, Oxford he was ordained in 1939.[3] After a curacy at Penmaenmawr, he was Sub-Warden of St. Michael's College, Llandaff and then Vicar of Port Talbot.[4] After this he was the incumbent at Roath and then Archdeacon of Margam until his appointment to the episcopate in 1971.[5] He retired in 1982.

References

  1. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  2. ^ Genuki Archived 2012-10-02 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory1940-41 Oxford, OUP,1941
  4. ^ List of incumbents
  5. ^ The Times, Monday, Apr 26, 1971; pg. 15; Issue 58156; col C Church news
Church in Wales titles
Preceded by
John Richards
Bishop of St Davids
1971–1982
Succeeded by
George Noakes
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