John Jones (bishop)

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John Charles Jones (3 May 1904 – 13 October 1956) was the Anglican Bishop of Bangor from 1943 until his death.[1]

Jones was educated at the Grammar School, Carmarthen, Cardiff University and Wadham College, Oxford.[2] He held curacies at Llanelli and Aberystwyth before 11 years in Uganda as a Church Mission Society (CMS) missionary. He returned to Llanelli as its vicar in 1945,[3] his last post before his ordination to the episcopate.[4]


  1. ^ Diocese of Bangor
  2. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  3. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory1947/1948 (72nd edition) Oxford, OUP, 1947
  4. ^ Bangor Civic Society
Church in Wales titles
Preceded by
David Edwardes Davies
Bishop of Bangor
Succeeded by
Gwilym Williams

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