Alexander Grant (Vicar Apostolic of the Highland District)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Alexander John Grant)
Jump to: navigation, search
Alexander John Grant
Born 1693
Scottish Highlands
Died 19 September 1727
Genoa, Republic of Genoa
Education Scots College, Rome
Religion Roman Catholic
Offices held
Vicariate Apostolic of the Highland District

Alexander John Grant (1693 – 19 September 1727) was a Roman Catholic clergyman who briefly served as the Vicar Apostolic of the Highland District, Scotland.

Educated at the Scots College in Rome, he was appointed the first Vicar Apostolic of the Highland District and Titular Bishop of Sura by the Holy See on 16 September 1727. However, Father Grant died on 19 September 1727, without being consecrated a bishop.[1][2]


  1. ^ Brady, W. Maziere (1876). The Episcopal Succession in England, Scotland and Ireland, A.D. 1400 to 1875. Volume 3. Rome: Tipografia Della Pace. pp. 463–464. 
  2. ^ "Father Alexander John Grant". David M. Cheney. Retrieved 30 September 2010. 
Catholic Church titles
New title Vicar Apostolic of the Highland District
Succeeded by
Hugh MacDonald