Evelyn Hodges

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Evelyn Charles Hodges (8 August 1887 – 18 March 1980) was an eminent Irish clergyman [1] during the mid-20th century. [2]

He was born in Towlerton House, County Carlow on 8 August 1887 into an ecclesiastical family. His father was the Rev. W. H. Hodges. [3] He was educated at Rathmines School [4] and Trinity College, Dublin [5] and ordained in 1911. [6] He was a Curate at Drumcondra and then Rathmines. Following this he spent seven years as Diocesan Inspector of Schools for Dublin, Glendalough and Kildare before returning to Rathmines as its incumbent, serving from 1924 until 1927. From 1928 to 1943 he was Principal of the Church of Ireland Training College for Teachers, when he became the Bishop of Limerick, Ardfert and Aghadoe. [7] He resigned in 1960 [8] and died on 18 March 1980. [9]

He wrote a biography of the Church of Ireland clergyman Ernest Lewis-Crosby.[ citation needed ]

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References

  1. Fryde, E. B; Greenway, D. E; Porter, S; Roy, I. (1996). Handbook of British Chronology (Third Edition, revised ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN   0-521-56350-X.
  2. "A New History of Ireland" Moody, T.M; Martin, F.X; Byrne, F.J; Cosgrove, F:Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN   0198217455
  3. Who Was Who 1897–1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN   071363457X
  4. RPC
  5. Who Was Who 1897–1990 , London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN   071363457X
  6. The Clergy List London, Kelly’s, 1913
  7. "Ecclesiastical News Irish Bishop Consecrated". The Times (49461). 4 February 1943. p. 7; col C.
  8. "The Bishop Of Limerick To Retire (Official Appointments and Notices)". The Times (54835). 28 July 1960. p. 12; col F.
  9. "Deaths". The Times (60583). 24 March 1980. p. 28; col B.
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Charles King Irwin
Bishop of Limerick, Ardfert and Aghadoe
1943–1960
Succeeded by
Robert Wyse Jackson