Thomas Whiteside (Archbishop of Liverpool)

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Thomas Whiteside (17 April 1857 – 28 January 1921) was an English prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Bishop of Liverpool (1894–1911) before being elevated to Archbishop of Liverpool (1911–1921).[1]

Born in Lancaster, Lancashire on 17 April 1857, he was ordained to the priesthood on 30 May 1885. He was appointed the Bishop of the Diocese of Liverpool on 12 July 1894.

His consecration to the Episcopate took place on 15 August 1894, the principal consecrator was Cardinal Herbert Vaughan, Archbishop of Westminster, and the principal co-consecrators were Bishop WIlliam Gordon of Leeds and Bishop John Bilsborrow of Salford. Whiteside became the Metropolitan Archbishop of Liverpool on 28 October 1911 when the diocese was elevated to the status of a metropolitan archdiocese.[1] He died in office on 28 January 1921, aged 63.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Archbishop Thomas Whiteside". David M. Cheney. Retrieved 28 June 2011. 
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Bernard O’Reilly
Bishop of Liverpool
Title elevated
New title Archbishop of Liverpool
Succeeded by
Frederick William Keating