John Crozier (bishop of Tuam, Killala and Achonry)

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The Rt Rev John Winthrop Crozier , DD (born 1879; died 1966[1]) was the 9th Bishop of Tuam, Killala, and Achonry from 1939 to 1957.[2]
Educated at Portora Royal School and Trinity College, Dublin [3] and ordained in 1903, his first post was a curacy in Banbridge. He was later Rector of Celbridge, Vicar of St Ann’s Dublin,[4] a temporary Chaplain to the Forces, Canon of Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin and finally (before his elevation to the Episcopate) Archdeacon of Dublin.[5]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Obituary- Right Rev. J. W. Crozier Bishop Of Tuam The Times Wednesday, February 16, 1966; pg. 14; Issue 56557; col E
  2. ^ “A New History of Ireland” Moody,T.W; Martin,F.X; Byrne,F.J;Cosgrove,A: Oxford, OUP, 1976 ISBN 0-19-821745-5
  3. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  4. ^ Church web site
  5. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory1940-41 Oxford, OUP,1941
Church of Ireland titles
Preceded by
William Hardy Holmes
Bishop of Tuam, Killala, and Achonry
1939 –1957
Succeeded by
Arthur Hamilton Butler