John Porter (bishop)

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John Porter , DD was an 18th-century Anglican bishop in Ireland.[1] He was nominated Bishop of Killala and Achonry on 6 May 1795 and consecrated on 7 June 1795 that year. He was translated to Clogher[2] on 30 December 1797 and died in office on 27 July 1819.[3]


  1. ^ Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1986). Handbook of British Chronology (3rd ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 350–351. ISBN 0-521-56350-X.
  2. ^ "The Gentleman's magazine, Volume 83" London, F. Jeffries, 1798
  3. ^ The Morning Post (London, England), Wednesday, August 04, 1819; Issue 15145. 19th Century British Library Newspapers: Part II
Religious titles
Preceded by
John Law
Bishop of Killala and Achonry
Succeeded by
Joseph Stock
Preceded by
William Foster
Bishop of Clogher
Succeeded by
Lord John Beresford