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Gwilym Owen Williams

WILLIAMS, Gwilym Owen. b. East Finchley, north London, 23 March 1913; d. Bangor, 23 December 1990. Although born in London he was brought up in the north Wales village of Penisarwaun, and educated there and at Brynrefall Grammar School, Llanberis. From there he went to Jesus College, Oxford, where he read English (BA 1933) and then Theology (BA 1935). He took Holy Orders (deacon 1937, priest 1938) in the Church in Wales, and became successively curate of Denbigh (1937-40), chaplain and temporary lecturer in theology at St David’s College, Lampeter during the war (1940-45), chaplain and tutor, St Mary’s College, Bangor (1945-47), Canon of Bangor Cathedral (1947-48), and Warden and Headmaster...

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