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Davies, Very Rev. Joseph Gwynlocked


Born 18 Oct. 1890; s of John Davies, St David’s, Pem; m 1922, Mary, d of Rev. Morgan Richards, Vicar of Llanddeusant, Carms.; one d; died 17 March 1952

Dean of Monmouth and Vicar of St Woolos, Newport, Mon., since 1946


St David’s County School; St David’s College, Lampeter; Keble College, Oxford; Trinity College, Dublin


Curate All Saints, Llanelly, 1915–19; St Michael, Aberystwyth, 1919–22; Vicar of Llanganten, Brecs., 1922–26; Chaplain of St Paul’s, Valparaiso, 1926–29; Vicar of Talgarth, Brecs., and Chaplain Mid-Wales Mental Hospital, 1929–35; Vicar of St Andrew’s, Cardiff, 1935–41; Examining Chaplain to Bishop of Swansea and Brecon, 1931–39, to Bishop of Llandaff, 1939; Vicar of Sketty, Swansea, and Chaplain to Swansea Mental Hospital, 1941–46; Judge of Provincial Court of Church in Wales, 1942; Canon of Brecon Cathedral, 1944–46; Examining Chaplain to Bishop of Monmouth, 1947; Grand Chaplain (Masonic) of United Grand Lodge of England, 1947–48


Masonic activities, historical research


The Deanery, Stow Hill, Newport, Mon

Newport 3338