Charles Jackson (bishop)

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Charles Jackson, DD was an 18th-century Anglican bishop in Ireland.[1]

He was consecrated Bishop of Ferns and Leighlin on 19 April 1761 and translated to Kildare in 1865. As Bishop of Kildare he was also simultaneously Dean of Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin as the two posts were held in commendam.[2] A member of the Royal Dublin Society,[3] he died on 29 March 1790.


  1. ^ Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1986). Handbook of British Chronology (3rd ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.ISBN 0-521-56350-X.
  2. ^ ”An historical guide to the city of Dublin, illustrated by engravings, and a plan of the city” Wright, G.N: London, Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, 1825
  3. ^ RDS website
Religious titles
Preceded by
Richard Robinson
Bishop of Kildare
Dean of Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin

Succeeded by
George Lewis Jones