Benjamin John Plunket was a 20th-century Anglican bishop.
Plunket was the son of William Plunket, 4th Baron Plunket. Born in Bray on 1 August 1870, he was educated at Harrow and Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. Ordained in 1896, he began his career with a curacy at St Peter's Phibsboro. He was then Rector of Aghade with Ardoyne and subsequently Vicar of St Ann’s, Dublin. In 1913 he became Bishop of Tuam, Killala and Achonry, and in 1919 was translated to Meath. He retired in 1925, and died on 26 January 1947.
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- Ecclesiastical Intelligence. New Bishop Of Tuam. The Times Friday, Apr 11, 1913; pg. 4; Issue 40183; col F
- The Times, Thursday, Dec 31, 1925; pg. 13; Issue 44157; col D Ecclesiastical News
- The Times, Tuesday, Jan 28, 1947; pg. 7; Issue 50670; col E Obituary Bishop B. J. Plunket Protestantism In Ireland
|Bishop of Tuam, Killala and Achonry
1913 – 1919
Arthur Edwin Ross
James Bennett Keene
|Bishop of Meath
1919 – 1925
Thomas Gibson George Collins
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