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Death of a Bangor Canon A NATIVE OF CONWAY. The death took place at Bangor of Canon Edward Hughes, a residentiary Canon of Bangor Cathedral. For some time past Canon Hnghes had been in feeble health, and had been unable to attend to his duties at the Cathedral. The deceased was a native of Convvav, being a brother of the late Alderman Hugh Huehes and also of Inspector John Hughes, and Mrs Chapman, Llandudno Junction. He first embarked on school work, and entered the schools at Conway, where he served his time as a pupil teacher, afterwards becoming head- master of the Dinas Mawddwy school, in Merionethshire. Here he gained more than a local reputation by forming classes in ad- vanced subjects for young men who journeyed to the school from the surrounding districts. He attained remarkable efficiency in chemis- try. Deserting school work he entered the offices in the quarries of Mr. Assheton Smith, afterwards entering the Church, and for the purpose he studied at the London University College. In 1879 he was ordained, and became curate ot I-lanllyfrii, and afterwards at Llanfairfechan. He held the living of Bar- mouth from 1887 to 19u6, when he resigned to accept the post residentiary Canon of Bangor Cathedral. While at Barmouth he collected a very large amount of money to erect a new church, but when it was on the point of com- pletion the tower collapsed. This unfortunate accident proved a great shock to him, but his indomitable pluck asserted itself, and he col- lected sufficient funds to complete the magni- ficent edifice which now overlooks the town of Barmouth. As a Church defender, both on the platform and in the press, Canon Hughes will be lone remembered. During the Welsh tithe riots he was a frequent speaker. For years he had held the position fTfr frTdfh*Tf DiociM««> •|,uri!h Defence Society.

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