Joanna Penberthy

FIRST WOMAN BISHOP IN CHURCH IN WALES

Born in Swansea and educated in Cardiff High School, Joanna Susan Penberthy was the first woman to become a bishop in the Church in Wales. Enthroned at St Davids Cathedral on 11 February 2017, Penberthy had previously been a Rector in the diocese of Swansea and Brecon, and served as a deaconess and priest in the dioceses of Llandaff, St Asaph and St David’s.

Category: Business
Dates: 1960 - present
Location: Swansea
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