Jimmy Moore (bishop)

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Jimmy Moore
Bishop of Connor
In office
Personal details
Born 1933
Died 16 March 2005(2005-03-16)
Nationality Irish
Spouse(s) Pamela Mary née Fetherston
Children Peter and Gillian
Alma mater Trinity College, Dublin
Religion Church of Ireland

James Edward "Jimmy" Moore (1933 – 16 March 2005) was an Irish bishop in the Church of Ireland.[1]

Moore was born into an ecclesiastical family, his father was Edward Moore (Bishop of Kilmore, Elphin and Ardagh;) and himself the son of a priest, W.R.R. Moore). He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin (gaining a Trinity Master of Arts {MA Dubl}) and ordained in 1957[2] He began his ordained ministry with curacies at St Columba's Knock and St Comgall's Bangor.[3] After this he was priest in charge of the Church of the Transfiguration, Belvoir. After incumbencies at Groomsport and St Mark's Dundela he became Archdeacon of Down in 1989 and Bishop of Connor from 1995 to 2001.[4]


  1. ^ CMSI Tribute
  2. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76 London: Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-200008-X
  3. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  4. ^ Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1996). Handbook of British Chronology (Third Edition, revised ed.). Cambridge: CUP. ISBN 0-521-56350-X.
Church of Ireland titles
Preceded by
Samuel Poyntz
Bishop of Connor
Succeeded by
Alan Harper