Samuel Kyle (bishop)

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Samuel Kyle (1770 – 18 May 1848) was an Irish bishop in the Church of Ireland.

He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin.

He was Provost of Trinity College, Dublin from 1820 to 1831,[1]Bishop of Cork and Ross from 1831 to 1835 [2] and Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross from then until his death on 18 May 1848[3]

His eldest son, Samuel Moore Kyle, became Archdeacon of Cork.


  1. ^ “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
  2. ^ “Handbook of British Chronology” By Fryde, E. B;. Greenway, D.E;Porter, S; Roy, I: Cambridge, CUP, 1996 ISBN 0-521-56350-X, 9780521563505
  3. ^ The Times, Saturday, May 20, 1848; pg. 8; Issue 19868; col F
Academic offices
Preceded by
Thomas Elrington
Provost of Trinity College, Dublin
Succeeded by
Bartholomew Lloyd
Church of Ireland titles
Preceded by
Hon. Thomas St Lawrence
Bishop of Cork and Ross
Succeeded by
Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross
Preceded by
Inaugural appointment
Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross
Succeeded by
James Wilson