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Adolphus Williamson Howells (1866-1938), Assistant Bishop, Lagos Diocese

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Assistant Bishop of the Lagos Diocese in Nigeria from 1933. Howells was educated at the Training Institution, Lagos and the Fourah Bay College, Sierra Leone and received a BA and Licentiate in Theology in 1893. Howells became a deacon in 1897 and a priest in 1899. His term as Pastor of st John's Church, Aroyla,1902-18 was followed as First Vicar Of Christ Church Pro-Cathedral,1919. Was consecrated at St Paul's Canterbury in l920 for the Delta Pastorate Church,1920-33, before transferring to Lagos. Wrote books on Goombay Dance and Oruka Igbeyawo.

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Adolphus Williamson Howells

by James Russell & Sons
toned vintage print on photographer's mount, circa 1920
NPG x125149