John Gregg (bishop of Cork)

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The Right Rev John Gregg MA, DD was a 19th-century Anglican Bishop[1]
Born in 1798 and educated at Trinity College, Dublin he was ordained in 1822. He was Rector of Holy Trinity Dublin and then Archdeacon of Kildare before his elevation to the Episcopate as the Bishop of Cork in 1862.[2] He died in post on 26 May 1878 [3]
His son and grandson[4] were also Bishops.

He published "A missionary visit to Achill and Erris..." in 1850.[5]


  1. ^ Cork, past and present
  2. ^ “A New History of Ireland” Moody,T.M;Martin,F.X;Byrne,F.J;Cosgrove,F:By Theodore William Moody, Francis X. Martin, Francis John Byrne, Art Cosgrove: Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-821745-5
  3. ^ The Times, Monday, May 27, 1878; pg. 6; Issue 29265; col E Deaths”
  4. ^ Sir Shane Leslie Papers
  5. ^  "Gregg, John". Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900. 
Church of Ireland titles
Preceded by
William Fitzgerald
Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross
1878– 1893
Succeeded by
Robert Samuel Gregg