EDWARDS, ALFRED GEORGE: Church of England bishop of St. Asaph; b. at Llanymowddwy (38 m. w. of Shrewsbury), Wales, Nov. 2, 1848. He studied at Jesus College, Oxford (B.A., 1874), and was ordained priest in 1875. He was curate of Llandingat, warden and headmaster of the college of Llandovery 1875-85, and vicar and rural dean of Carmarthen, as well as chaplain and private secretary to the bishop of St. Davids, 1885-89. In 1889 he was consecrated bishop of St. Asaph. He was select preacher to the University of Cambridge in 1891 and to the University of Oxford in 1895-96.