Henry Griffin

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Henry Griffin
Bishop of Limerick, Ardfert and Aghadoe
In office 1854–1866
Personal details
Born 1786 (1786)
Died 5 April 1866(1866-04-05)
Nationality Irish
Denomination Church of Ireland (Anglican)
Spouse Jane Eyre née Lysaght
Alma mater Trinity College, Dublin

Henry Griffin (1786 – 5 April 1866) was an eminent Irish Anglican bishop[1] in the mid 19th century.[2]

He was born in 1786 in Wexford and educated at Trinity College, Dublin.[3] He was the incumbent at Clonfeacle from 1829 until 1854 when he was consecrated Bishop of Limerick, Ardfert and Aghadoe. He died in post on 5 April 1866.[4] He had become a Doctor of Divinity (DD).


  1. ^ Fryde, E. B; Greenway, D. E; Porter, S; Roy, I. (1996). Handbook of British Chronology (Third Edition, revised ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-56350-X.
  2. ^ "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
  3. ^ “Fasti Ecclesesiae Hibernicae” Cotton, H Dublin, Hodges & Smith 1860
  4. ^ The Times, Saturday, Apr 07, 1866; pg. 10; Issue 25466; col C Ireland
Church of Ireland titles
Preceded by
William Higgin
Bishop of Limerick, Ardfert and Aghadoe
Succeeded by
Charles Graves