John Crozier (bishop of Tuam, Killala and Achonry)

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John Winthrop Crozier (10 December 1879 – 14 February 1966)[1] was the ninth Bishop of Tuam, Killala and Achonry from 1939 to 1957.[2]

Crozier was born in Belfast,[3] the son of Rev. John Baptist Crozier.[4] Educated at Portora Royal School and Trinity College, Dublin [5] and ordained in 1903, his first post was a curacy in Banbridge. He was later Rector of Celbridge, Vicar of St Ann's Dublin,[6] a temporary Chaplain to the Forces, Canon of Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin and finally (before his appointment to the episcopate) Archdeacon of Dublin.[7] He had become a Doctor of Divinity (DD).

He died in Dublin in 1966.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Obituary: J. W. Crozier, Bishop Of Tuam". The Times. The Times Digital Archive. 16 February 1966. p. 14. 
  2. ^ “A New History of Ireland” Moody,T.W; Martin,F.X; Byrne,F.J;Cosgrove,A: Oxford, OUP, 1976 ISBN 0-19-821745-5
  3. ^ "Ireland Civil Registration Indexes, 1845-1958," (:BIRTHS entry for John Winthorp Crozier; citing Belfast, Jan - Mar 1880
  4. ^ Fox-Davies, Arthur Charles. Armorial Families: A Directory of Some Gentlemen of Coat-Armour. p. 216. Retrieved 7 June 2017. 
  5. ^ Who was Who 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  6. ^ Church web site
  7. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory1940-41 Oxford, OUP,1941
Church of Ireland titles
Preceded by
William Hardy Holmes
Bishop of Tuam, Killala and Achonry
Succeeded by
Arthur Butler