PHILLIPS, EVAN OWEN (1826 - 1897), dean of S. Davids

Name: Evan Owen Phillips
Date of birth: 1826
Date of death: 1897
Gender: Male
Occupation: dean of S. Davids
Area of activity: Religion
Author: Robert Thomas Jenkins

Born 27 April 1826, son of William Phillips of Trecŵn ('Trecoon'), Pembrokeshire, and educated at Cardigan grammar school and Corpus Christi College Cambridge (Wrangler in 1849, and subsequently Fellow of Corpus). He was warden of Llandovery College (1854-61), vicar of Llanbadarn-fawr, Aberystwyth (1861-86), and rector of Letterston, Pembrokeshire, 1886-95. He became canon of S. Davids in 1874, chancellor in 1879, and dean in 1895; he died 2 March 1897. In 1877 he edited the Welsh sermons of bishop Connop Thirlwall.


Published date: 1959

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