Seiriol Evans

Chaplain, Deceased Person

1894 – 1984


Who was Seiriol Evans?

The Very Rev Seiriol John Arthur Evans, CBE was an Anglican dean and author in the third quarter of the 20th century.

Born into an ecclesiastical family, he was educated at The King's School, Worcester and King's College, Cambridge and ordained after a period of study at Salisbury Theological College in 1921. He was Curate of St Mary and All Saints, Kidderminster then Sacrist of Gloucester Cathedral. After this he was Precentor of Ely Cathedral from 1923 to 1929 and then Rector of Upwell. During World War II he was a Chaplain in the RNVR. From 1945 to 1953 he was Archdeacon of Wisbech when he was appointed to the Gloucester Deanery - a post he held for 19 years. He spent his retirement in Fulbourn.

There is a stone effigy dedicated to him at Gloucester Cathedral

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Nov 22, 1894
Jun 29, 1984

on July 23, 2013


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