Mervyn Archdall (bishop)

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The Rt Rev. Mervyn Archdall, DD (16 February 1833 – 18 May 1913)[1] was the 7th[2] Bishop of Killaloe, Kilfenora, Clonfert and Kilmacduagh.[3]

Educated at Trinity College, Dublin,[4] he was Vicar of Templebready from 1863 to 1872 and then of Rector of St Lukes’s Cork until 1894, also holding the position of Archdeacon of Cork from 1878.[5] After this he was Dean of Cork until his elevation to the episcopate.[6] in 1897.[7] He resigned his See in 1912.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Times, Monday, May 19, 1913; pg. 7; Issue 40215; col A Index
  2. ^ Handbook of British Chronology By Fryde, E. B;. Greenway, D.E;Porter, S; Roy, I: Cambridge, CUP, 1996 ISBN 0-521-56350-X, 9780521563505
  3. ^ THE CHURCH OF IRELAND. The Belfast News-Letter (Belfast, Ireland), Thursday, January 14, 1897; Issue 25428
  4. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  5. ^ "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, Hamilton & Co 1889
  6. ^ Ecclesiastical IntelligenceThe Times Saturday, Jan 09, 1897; pg. 10; Issue 35096; col A
  7. ^ "A New History of Ireland" Moody, T.M; Martin, F.X; Byrne, F.J; Cosgrove, F:Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-821745-5
  8. ^ Ecclesiastical Intelligence. Preferments And Appointments. The Times Wednesday, Jun 12, 1912; pg. 6; Issue 39923; col F
Church of Ireland titles
Preceded by
Frederick Richards Wynne
Bishop of Killaloe, Kilfenora, Clonfert and Kilmacduagh
1897–1913
Succeeded by
Charles Benjamin Dowse