Edward Meade

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William Edward Meade (24 February 1832 – 12 October 1912)[1] was a Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross.[2][3]

Educated at Trinity College, Dublin,[4] becoming a Trinity Master of Arts {MA(Dubl.)}, he was ordained in 1856. He was Rector of Ardtrea and then Archdeacon of Armagh[5] before his elevation to the Episcopate.[6] At some point, he became a Doctor of Divinity (DD).


  1. ^ The Bishop Of Cork The Times, Monday, Oct 14, 1912; pg. 9; Issue 40029; col E
  2. ^ Cork Anglican
  3. ^ “A New History of Ireland ”Moody,T.M; Martin,F.X; Byrne,F.J;Cosgrove,F: Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-821745-5
  4. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  5. ^ "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, Hamilton & Co 1889
  6. ^ “Handbook of British Chronology” By Fryde, E. B;. Greenway, D.E;Porter, S; Roy, I: Cambridge, CUP, 1996 ISBN 0-521-56350-X, 9780521563505
Church of Ireland titles
Preceded by
Robert Gregg
Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross
June 1893 – December 1912
Succeeded by
Charles Dowse