Edward Bevan (bishop)
Edward Latham Bevan (27 October 1861 – 2 February 1934) was a Welsh churchman, the inaugural Bishop of Swansea and Brecon from 1923 until his death, having previously been the final suffragan Bishop of Swansea.
Born in Weymouth on 27 October 1861 he was the son of William Latham Bevan and Louisa Dew, and nephew of George Phillips Bevan. He was educated at Hertford College, Oxford (whence he gained the degree MA (Oxon)) and ordained in 1886.
He began his career with a curacy  at Holy Trinity, Weymouth  after which he was Chaplain  of the Gordon’ Home for Boys until 1907 when he became Archdeacon of Brecon. He was first appointed to the episcopate as the Bishop of Swansea, a suffragan bishop in the Diocese of St Davids, ordained and consecrated a bishop on 29 September 1915, by Randall Davidson, Archbishop of Canterbury, at Canterbury Cathedral; before becoming the first Bishop of Swansea and Brecon upon the erection of that diocese eight years later. At some point he gained a Doctorate of Divinity (DD).
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- Diocesan web-site
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