John Averell

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John Averell was an Irish bishop in the third quarter of the 18th century.[1]

A former Dean of Emly,[2] Averell was Dean of Limerick from 1766 until 1770.[3] He was nominated Bishop of Limerick, Ardfert and Aghadoe on 14 December 1770 and consecrated on 6 January the following year. He died on 14 September 1771.


  1. ^ “A New History of Ireland” Moody,T.W; Martin,F.X; Byrne,F.J;Cosgrove,A: Oxford, OUP, 1976 ISBN 0-19-821745-5
  2. ^ "Fasti ecclesiæ hibernicæ: the succession of the prelates in Ireland" Cotton,H Dublin, Hodges & Smith, 1860
  3. ^ Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1986). Handbook of British Chronology (3rd ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 400–401. ISBN 0-521-56350-X.
Church of Ireland titles
Preceded by
John Brandreth
Dean of Emly
Succeeded by
James Hawkins
Preceded by
Charles Massy
Dean of Limerick
Succeeded by
Maurice Crosbie
Preceded by
James Leslie
Bishop of Limerick, Ardfert and Aghadoe
Succeeded by
William Gore