Hughie Jones, British Anglican priest, Died at 89


The Venerable (Thomas) Hughie Jones was born on August 15, 1927, and died on September 25, 2016.

He was an eminent priest in the second half of the 20th century.

He was educated at William Hulme’s Grammar School and the University of Wales.

He was Warden and Lecturer at the Bible Training Institute, Glasgow and Minister of the John Street Baptist Church, Glasgow from 1949 to 1954.

After relocating to Leicestershire, Hughie Jones was Religious Education specialist for the county’s schools from 1955 to 1963 and then Senior Lecturer in RE at Leicester College of Education.

Hughie Jones was Principal of Hind Leys College from 1975 to 1981.

After this he was Rector of The Langtons and Stonton Wyville from 1981 to 1986; and the seventh Archdeacon of Loughborough from then until 1992.

Hughie Jones passed away at 89 years old.