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]

References[edit]

  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
1795–1797
Succeeded by
Joseph Stock
Preceded by
William Foster
Bishop of Clogher
1797–1819
Succeeded by
Lord John Beresford