John Hume (bishop)
|Bishop of Salisbury|
|Other posts||Bishop of Bristol (1756–1758)|
Bishop of Oxford (1758–1766)
Dean of St Paul's (1758–1766)
|Died||26 June 1782|
Lady Mary Hay (m. 1758)
|Alma mater||Merton College, Oxford|
Corpus Christi College, Oxford
John Hume (c. 1706 – 26 June 1782) was an English bishop.
Early life and education
John Hume was the son of Rev. William Hume (1651-1714) of Milton, Devon, and his wife Jane Robertson (d. 1733). Hume matriculated at Merton College, Oxford on 31 March 1721, aged 15. He migrated to Corpus Christi College, Oxford, graduating B.A. 1724, M.A. 1727, B.D. & D.D. 1743.
He was rector of Barnes, London from 1747 to 1758; he was appointed Bishop of Bristol in 1756. In 1758 he became Bishop of Oxford and Dean of St Paul's, and in 1766 Bishop of Salisbury and ex officio Chancellor of the Order of the Garter.
- Alumni Oxonienses, 1715–1886. 2. p. 344 – via Wikisource. [scan ]
- Horn, Joyce M. (1992), Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1541–1857, 7, pp. 83–97
- Horn, Joyce M. (1969), Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1541–1857, 1, pp. 61–63
- The Environs of London: Volume 1, County of Surrey; Appendix: Additions and corrections (pages 541–572) at British History Online
- James Balfour Paul (1908). The Scots Peerage. D. Douglas. p. 234.
|Church of England titles|
| Bishop of Bristol
| Bishop of Oxford
| Dean of St Paul's
| Bishop of Salisbury