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OVERCROWDING THE RHOSI TREVOR.

MATURE JOTTINGS.

. A. WELSH VICAR FOUND SHOT.

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A. WELSH VICAR FOUND SHOT. The quiet village of Northop, Flintshire, was shocked on Monday morning to learn of the tragic death of its vicar, the Rev. Clement Todd Davies. Mr Davies, who was aged 58, took the services as usual on Sunday and appeared to be in good health. It seems that he passed a, sleep- less night and complained of pains in the chest. He left his room about, "eight on Monday morning and told his wife he would be back directly. He failed to re- turn, and Mrs Davies, who went to search for him, found him lying uncon- scious in the vicarage garden with wounds in his head and a revolver by his side. A doctor was summoned and the vicar was f carried to the house, where he died in about an hour. The Rev. Clement, Todd Davies wa,s ordained deacon in 1881 and priest in the following year by the Bishop of St. Asaph. He was formerly curate of Llanycil, Flintshire (1881-2) Rhyl (1882-9), and vicar of Caerfallwch, Flint- shire (1889-97). He was a scholar of Jesus College, Oxford, and took his B.A. degree in 1876, proceeding M.A. in 1879. The living of Northop is valued at, £ 270 net and a, house, and is in the, gift of the Bishop, of St. Asaph. On Tuesday night the Flintshire Coroner held an inquiry concerning the Vicar s death. Mr Davies's sister and one of his sons said the vicar had had an apoplectic fit in June. His parents had had similar seizures, and he feared his usefulness wa-s ceasing. He had also suffered from insomnia, and although lie appeared to be well during Sunday's ser- vices he passed a bad night. The jury returned a verdict of suicide during, temporary insanity.

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