Cledan Mears

John Cledan Mears was the Anglican Bishop of Bangorfrom 1883 to 1992. Mears was born on 8 September 1922. He was educated at the University of Wales in Aberystwyth. Ordained in 1947, he began his ministry with curacies at Mostyn and Rhosllannerchrugog before being appointed Vicar of Cwm. From 1959 to 1973 he was a lecturer at Cardiff University after which he became the vicar of St Mark’s Gabalfa, his last position before his ordination to the episcopate.

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July 13th, 2014 at age of 92


1. University of Wales Colleges/University

The University of Wales (Prifysgol Cymru in Welsh) was a confederal university founded in 1893. It had accredited institutions throughout Wales, and formerly accredited courses in Britain and abroad, with over 100,000 students, but in October 2011, it withdrew all accreditation, and it was announced that the university would be effectively abolished: Newport and Glyndŵr University are to become independent universities, while Swansea Metropolitan University will merge with Trinity Saint David.

2013. 17.6 mil. £
2010. 15.4 mil. £
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