James Havard Protheroe 1840 - 1903
A clergyman, was born at Dowlais, Glamorganshire, and educated at Llandovery and Corpus
Christi College Cambridge, where he became mathematical prizeman. He was ordained priest in 1866, his first curacy being at St. John's Cardiff. In 1872 he was appointed to Mountain Ash; in 1884, to Cowbridge; and in 1886, to Aberystwyth. Nine years later he became Archdeacon of Cardigan and Prebendary of Llandyfriog. A strong and patriotic Churchman, he commanded the esteem of all with whom he came in contact. Archdeacon Protheroe took the greatest interest in educational matters, and through the Church Students' Society, which he founded, he exercised considerable influence.