Bishop of Kilmore, Elphin and Ardagh

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The Bishop of Kilmore, Elphin and Ardagh is the Ordinary of the Church of Ireland Diocese of Kilmore, Elphin and Ardagh in the Province of Armagh.[1]

The present incumbent is the Right Revd Ferran Glenfield, who was elected, consecrated, and installed in 2013.[2]

List of Bishops of Kilmore, Elphin and Ardagh[edit]

From Until Incumbent Notes
1841 1854 John Leslie Appointed Bishop of Elphin in 1819; became bishop of Kilmore, Elphin and Ardagh on 15 October 1841;[3][4] died in office 22 July 1854
1854 1863 Marcus Beresford Nominated 14 August and consecrated 24 September 1854; translated to Armagh 15 October 1862; his father was George de la Poer Beresford, Bishop of Kilmore and Ardagh;[5]
1863 1870 Hamilton Verschoyle Formerly Chancellor of Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin and Dean of Ferns; appointed by letters patent 24 October and consecrated 26 October 1862; died 28 January 1870.[6]
1870 Charles Leslie Nominated 8 April and consecrated 24 April 1870; died 8 July 1870; his father was John Powell Leslie, bishop above 1841–54
1870 1874 Thomas Carson Nominated 9 September and consecrated 2 October 1870; died 7 July 1874
1874 1884 John Darley Previously the Headmaster of Dundalk Grammar School;[7] elected 23 September and consecrated 25 October 1874; died 20 January 1884
1884 1897 Samuel Shone Formerly Curate of St Thomas' Rathlin;[8] elected 26 March and consecrated 25 April 1884; resigned c. 1 September 1897; died 5 October 1901
1897 1915 Alfred George Elliott Elected 2 September 1897; consecrated 17 October 1897; died 28 September 1915.[9]
1915 1930 William Richard Moore Elected 10 November and consecrated 30 November 1915; died 23 February 1930.[10]
1930 1939 Arthur Barton Elected 4 April and consecrated 1 May 1930; translated to Dublin 15 February 1939.[11]
1939 1950 Albert Edward Hughes A former Inspector of Schools;[12] elected 14 December 1938 and consecrated 25 April 1939; resigned 12 May 1950; died 12 May 1954
1950 1955 Frederick Julian Mitchell Elected 28 July and consecrated 21 September 1950; translated to Down and Dromore 18 October 1950.[13]
1956 1958 Charles Tyndall Elected 16 December 1955 and consecrated 2 February 1956; translated to Derry and Raphoe 14 October 1958.[14]
1959 1981 Edward Francis Butler Moore Elected 28 November 1958 and consecrated 6 January 1959; resigned 31 May 1981; his son was James Edward Moore, Bishop of Connor;[15]
1981 1993 Gilbert Wilson Elected 11 June and consecrated 21 September 1981; retired in 1993; died 21 June 1999.[16]
1993 2000 Michael Mayes Eected and consecrated in 1993; translated to Limerick and Killaloe in 2000;[17]
2001 2012 Ken Clarke Elected 13 November 2000 and consecrated 25 January 2001; installed at Kilmore 18 February 2001 and at Sligo 25 February 2001.[18]
2013 present Ferran Glenfield Consecrated 31 May 2013.[19]
Source(s):[20]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 2008/2009 (100th edition), Church House Publishing (ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0)
  2. ^ CNI Church News Ireland[1]
  3. ^ Biographical details
  4. ^ An Act to Relieve Bishops of Succeeding to Bishoprics in The Public General Acts of Great Britain, Cap. LVII (Proprietors of the Law Journal Reports, 1842) p. 114
  5. ^ Family details
  6. ^ The Times, Tuesday, 1 February 1870; pg. 10; Issue 26662; col C Death of the Bishop of Kilmore
  7. ^ Brief notes
  8. ^ Parish details
  9. ^ “Who was Who" 1897–2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  10. ^ Who was Who (Ibid)
  11. ^ Diocesan web site
  12. ^ The Times, Thursday, 13 May 1954; pg. 8; Issue 52930; col E Obituary- Bishop A. E. Hughes
  13. ^ Press Release Bishop Mitchell Memoir
  14. ^ Consecrates church in his diocese Archived 13 May 2008 at the Wayback Machine.
  15. ^ Press release issued on his death
  16. ^ Church of Ireland Press Release on his death
  17. ^ Who's Who 2008: London, A & C Black ISBN 978-0-7136-8555-8
  18. ^ Anglican Communion
  19. ^ The Consecration Of The New Bishop Of Kilmore, Elphin & Ardagh Takes Place In Armagh Church of Ireland press release, 31 May 2013.
  20. ^ "Historical successions: Kilmore". Crockford's Clerical Directory. Retrieved 22 July 2012.