Thomas Salmon (bishop)

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Thomas Salmon, DD (1715?–1759) was an 18th-century Anglican bishop in Ireland.[1]

Salmon was educated at St Paul's School, London, and matriculated at Trinity College, Cambridge in 1732, aged 17. He graduated B.A. in 1736, M.A. in 1739, and LL.D. in 1749. He was vicar of Tavistock, and Whitchurch, and was chaplain to the Duke of Bedford.[2]

Salmon was nominated to the See of Ferns and Leighlin on 30 May 1758[3] and consecrated on 11 June that year.[4] He died at Tiverton on 19 March 1759.


  1. ^ Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1986). Handbook of British Chronology (3rd ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.ISBN 0-521-56350-X.
  2. ^ "Salmon, Thomas (SLMN732T)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  3. ^ ”History of the Church of Ireland” London, Mant,R: John W. Parker, 1840
  4. ^ ” The ecclesiastical register” Erck, J. C.: Dublin, R. Milliken & Son, 1827
Religious titles
Preceded by
William Carmichael
Bishop of Ferns and Leighlin
Succeeded by
Richard Robinson