James Dey

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James Dey (14 October 1869 – 8 May 1946) was an English prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as the Bishop of the Forces from 1935 to 1946.[1]

Born in Walsall on 14 October 1869, he was ordained to the priesthood on 17 February 1894. He was appointed the Bishop of the Forces and Titular Bishop of Sebastopolis in Armenia by the Holy See on 13 April 1935. His consecration to the Episcopate took place on 2 June 1935, the principal consecrator was Cardinal Arthur Hinsley, Archbishop of Westminster, and the principal co-consecrators were Archbishop Thomas Leighton Williams of Birmingham and Bishop Ambrose James Moriarty of Shewsbury.[1]

He died in office on 8 May 1946, aged 76.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Bishop James Dey at Catholic-Hierarchy Retrieved on 11 December 2011.

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
William Keatinge
Bishop of the Forces
Succeeded by
David Mathew