Charles Green (bishop)

Charles Alfred Howell Green (19 August 1864 in Llanelli, Wales – 7 May 1944 at Bishopcourt, Bangor) was the first bishop of the newly established diocese of Monmouth (1921–1928)[1] and subsequently Bishop of Bangor (25 Sept. 1928–1944) during which time he also served as Archbishop of Wales (1934–1944)[2]. During the latter period he was assisted by a bishop of Maenan, the only instance of a place-name being given for this purpose subsequent to Disestablishment.

Born on 19 August 1864 and educated at Charterhouse and Keble College, Oxford he was ordained in 1889[3] and began his ministry with a curacy at Aberdare. Subsequently Vicar then Rural Dean of the area he was then appointed to be Archdeacon of Monmouth, a post he held until his elevation to the Episcopate

Cultured but with a reputation for authoritarianism[4], a representative of the High Church tradition, Green wrote a work on the church dedications of the Llandaff and Monmouth dioceses and the definitive guide to the constitution of the Church in Wales.

Works

The Setting of the Constitution of the Church in Wales, Sweet & Maxwell, 1937.

Notes

  1. ^ First Bishop Of Monmouth. Election Of Dr. Green. (News) (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.)The Times Saturday, Nov 19, 1921; pg. 5; Issue 42882; col B
  2. ^ Who was Who 1897–2007 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  3. ^ The Times, Saturday, Jun 22, 1889; pg. 17; Issue 32732; col D Ordinations Llandaff
  4. ^ Obituary The Rt Rev CAH Green The Times Monday, May 08, 1944; pg. 6; Issue 49850; col F
Church in Wales titles
New title Bishop of Monmouth
1921–1928
Succeeded by
Gilbert Cunningham Joyce
Preceded by
Daniel Davies
Bishop of Bangor
1928–1944
Succeeded by
David Edwardes Davies
Preceded by
Alfred Edwards
Archbishop of Wales
1934–1944
Succeeded by
David Prosser




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