About the Author:
Jean was a former English teacher and examiner; Lancastrian, but has lived in Cardiff 33 years. She enjoys visiting churches and for some years acted as guide to her local church, St Margaret's Roath. She co-edit and writes a quarterly column for the Llandaff diocesan newspaper 'Croeso', on interesting churches in the diocese. In 2009 published a free leaflet on 'Discover Cardiff Churches', for Tourist Information Centres, etc and in 2010 wrote and designed a new guidebook to St German's Church Roath. She gives talks to local groups (MU, TWG, local history societies, Victorian Society, etc) and in preparing this book, has learned an awful lot about Cardiff's religious history and the many denominations involved in this! Jean Rose is a local author who lives in Penylan, Cardiff. She is married with 3 grown-up children and 1 grandchild.