Hugh Singleton

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Hugh Singleton
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Reference style The Right Reverend
Spoken style My Lord
Religious style Bishop

Hugh Singleton (30 July 1851 – 17 December 1934) was an English prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as the Bishop of Shrewsbury from 1908 to 1934.[1]

Born in Birkenhead, Cheshire, on 30 July 1851, he was ordained to the priesthood on 25 July 1880. He was appointed the Bishop of Shrewsbury by the Holy See on 1 August 1908. His consecration to the Episcopate took place on 21 September 1908, the principal consecrator was Cardinal Francis Bourne, Archbishop of Westminster, and the principal co-consecrators were Francis Mostyn, Bishop of Menevia (later Archbishop of Cardiff) and Richard Collins, Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle.[1]

He died in office on 17 December 1934, aged 83.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Bishop Hugh Singleton". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 2 July 2011. 
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Samuel Webster Allen
Bishop of Shrewsbury
1908–1934
Succeeded by
Ambrose James Moriarty