Colin Grant (bishop)

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Colin Grant (1832–1889) was a Scottish clergyman who briefly served as the Roman Catholic Bishop of Aberdeen in 1889.[1]

Born in Glen Gairn on 3 February 1832, he was ordained a priest on 22 December 1855. He was appointed the Bishop of the Diocese of Aberdeen by the Holy See on 16 July 1889, and consecrated to the Episcopate on 13 August 1889. The principal consecrator was Archbishop William Smith, and the principal co-consecrators were Bishop John McLachlan and Bishop (later Archbishop) Angus MacDonald. He died in office on 26 September 1889, aged 57.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bishop Colin Grant at Catholic-Hierarchy Retrieved on 3 October 2010.


Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
John MacDonald
Bishop of Aberdeen
1889
Succeeded by
Hugh MacDonald