John Chisholm (Vicar Apostolic of the Highland District)
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Born in Strathglass, Inverness on 12 February 1752, he was ordained a priest on 17 April 1775. He was appointed the Vicar Apostolic of the Highland District and Titular Bishop of Oreus by the Holy See on 8 November 1791. He was consecrated to the Episcopate on 12 February 1792. The principal consecrator was Bishop George Hay, Vicar Apostolic of the Lowland District. In 1801, he founded Lismore Seminary. He died in office on 8 July 1814, aged 62.
- Brady, W. Maziere (1876). The Episcopal Succession in England, Scotland and Ireland, A.D. 1400 to 1875. Volume 3. Rome: Tipografia Della Pace. p. 467.
- Bishop John Chisholm at Catholic-Hierarchy Retrieved on 3 October 2010.
- Cooper, Thompson (1887). "Chisholm, John". In Stephen, Leslie. Dictionary of National Biography 10. London: Smith, Elder & Co.
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|Vicar Apostolic of the Highland District