William Moore (bishop)

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The Rt Rev William Richard Moore ( 1858–1930 [1]) was Bishop of Kilmore, Elphin and Ardagh from 1915 to 1930.
Educated at Trinity College, Dublin,[2] he was ordained in 1882 [3] and his first post a curacy at Temple Michael. After this he was Vicar of Donnybrook and Kiltoghert before elevation to the Episcopate as the 9th Bishop of the United Diocese.[4]


  1. ^ The Times, Monday, February 24, 1930; pg. 12; Issue 45445; col C Death of the Bishop of Kilmore
  2. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  3. ^ "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, Hamilton & Co 1889
  4. ^ Moody, Theodore William, A New History of Ireland, p. 406
Religious titles
Preceded by
Alfred George Elliott
Bishop of Kilmore, Elphin and Ardagh
1915 –1930
Succeeded by
Arthur William Barton