Edward Moore (Irish bishop)

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Edward Francis Butler Moore (30 January 1906 – 13 December 1997[1]) was Bishop of Kilmore, Elphin and Ardagh from 1959[2] to 1981.


His father was the Revd W.R.R Moore.[3] He was and educated at Drogheda Grammar School and Trinity College, Dublin. After ordination he was a curate in Bray[4] and then held incumbencies at Castledermot and Greystones.[5] He was Rural Dean of Delgany and (his final appointment before his ordination to the episcopate) Archdeacon of Glendalough. His son was Jimmy Moore, who was a Bishop of Connor.[1]


  1. ^ a b Church of Ireland press Release
  2. ^ The Times, Wednesday, Dec 10, 1958; pg. 12; Issue 54330; col E Ecclesiastical News Bishop Of Kilmore Nominated
  3. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 9780199540877
  4. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory1940-41 Oxford, OUP,1941
  5. ^ History of Greystones
Church of Ireland titles
Preceded by
Charles John Tyndall
Bishop of Kilmore, Elphin and Ardagh
1959 –1981
Succeeded by
William Gilbert Wilson