Arthur Smyth

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For those of a similar name, see Arthur Smith (disambiguation).
Monument dedicated to Arthur Smyth in the south transept of St. Patrick's Cathedral

Arthur Smyth was Archbishop of Dublin from 1766 until his death in 1771.[1]

He was Dean of Raphoe from 1742 until 1744 followed by Dean of Derry until 1752.

He was then raised to the episcopate as Bishop of Clonfert and Kilmacduagh (1752), Down and Connor (1753) and Meath (1765) prior to his nomination as Bishop of Dublin..

He was an uncle of John Wesley.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1986). Handbook of British Chronology (3rd ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p. 391. ISBN 0-521-56350-X.
  2. ^ Voyages in time
Religious titles
Preceded by
Robert Downes
Dean of Derry
1744–1752
Succeeded by
Philip Sydney Smyth
Preceded by
John Whitcomb
Bishop of Clonfert and Kilmacduagh
1752–1753
Succeeded by
William Carmichael
Preceded by
Robert Downes
Bishop of Down and Connor
1753–1765
Succeeded by
James Traill
Preceded by
Richard Pococke
Bishop of Meath
1765–1766
Succeeded by
Henry Maxwell
Preceded by
William Carmichael
Archbishop of Dublin
1766–1771
Succeeded by
John Cradock