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DAVIES , RICHARD ( 1814 - 1854 ), secretary of the Church Missionary Society ;

b. at Rhuddlan , son of Robert Davies , at that time curate of Rhuddlan and afterwards ( 1823-8 ) of Newmarket, Flints. , finally perpetual curate of the Welsh Anglican church in Liverpool . In 1841 , the son was appointed secretary of the Church Missionary Society and editor of its periodicals . In 1848 he became vicar of Brenchley , Kent , where he d., 6 Feb. 1854 .

Sources:

  • Geirlyfr Bywgraffiadol o Enwogion Cymru , 1870 ;
  • corrections by the Rev. Daniel Williams .

Author:

Emeritus Professor Robert Thomas Jenkins, C.B.E., D.Litt., Ll.D., F.S.A., (1881-1969), Bangor

Published date: 1959