George Quin

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George Alderson Quin (22 January 1914 – 5 August 1990) was the third Bishop of Down and Dromore.

Educated at Trinity College, Dublin[1] and ordained in 1938, his first post was a curacy at St Jude, Ballynafeigh, Belfast.[2] He was then Dean’s Vicar of St Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast. After further incumbencies at Holywood, Magheralin[3] and Ballymacarrett he became Archdeacon of Down in 1956. Fourteen years later he was appointed to the episcopate, serving for a decade – he was elected Bishop of Down and Dromore 26 November 1969 and consecrated 6 January 1970; he resigned on 31 March 1980.


  1. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  2. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory1940-41 Oxford, OUP,1941
  3. ^ Church history
Religious titles
Preceded by
Frederick Mitchell
Bishop of Down and Dromore
Succeeded by
Robin Eames