Harry Vere White

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Harry Vere White
Bishop of Limerick, Ardfert and Aghadoe
DioceseDiocese of Limerick, Ardfert and Aghadoe
In office1921–1933
Predecessor Raymond Orpen
Successor Charles King Irwin
Other posts Archdeacon of Dublin (?–1918)
Dean of Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin (1918–1921)
Orders
Ordination1879
Consecration1921
Personal details
Born1853 (1853)
Died1941 (aged 8788)
Nationality Irish
Denomination Anglican (Church of Ireland)
SpouseAlice née Merdith
Alma mater Trinity College, Dublin

Harry Vere White (1853–1941) [1] was an Irish Anglican bishop [2] in the 20th century. [3]

He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin (whence he gained a Dublin Master of Arts (MA Dubl) and ordained in 1879. He was a curate at Ardbraccan and then went to New Zealand until 1885. He was Rector of Almoritia and Killesk [4] and then Secretary of the SPG until 1905. He was Vicar of St Bartholomew's Dublin [5] and later Archdeacon of Dublin. From 1918 to 1921 he was Dean of Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin [6] when he was ordained to the episcopate as Bishop of Limerick, Ardfert and Aghadoe. He retired in 1933.[ citation needed ]

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References

  1. "Obituaries". The Times (48836). 29 January 1941. p. 7; col. D.
  2. 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.
  3. "A New History of Ireland" Moody, T.M; Martin, F.X; Byrne, F.J; Cosgrove, F:Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN   0-19-821745-5
  4. "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, Hamilton & Co 1889
  5. Church web site
  6. "New Irish Bishop. Dean Vere White Elected To Limerick". The Times (42831). 21 September 1921. p. 7; col. C.
Church of Ireland titles
Preceded by
Raymond Orpen
Bishop of Limerick, Ardfert and Aghadoe
1921–1933
Succeeded by
Charles King Irwin