The Most Reverend
| Bishop of Brechin |
Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church
|Church||Scottish Episcopal Church|
|Other posts||Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church (1886–1901)|
|Consecration||28 October 1871|
by Archibald Campbell Tait
|Born||25 August 1820|
Swaffham Prior, Cambridgeshire, England
|Died||17 September 1903 83) (aged|
|Parents||George Bitton & Catherine Rowland|
|Spouse||Ellen Scudamore (m.1844)|
Sophia Henrietta Ogle (m.1879)
|Previous post||Bishop of Colombo (1871-1875)|
|Alma mater||Trinity Hall, Cambridge|
Hugh Willoughby Jermyn (25 August 1820– 17 September 1903) was an Anglican bishop in the second half of the 19th centuryand the very start of the 20th.
He was born in Swaffham, and educated at Westminster and Trinity Hall, Cambridge.Ordained in 1845, his career began as a Curate at Kensington Parish Church after which he was incumbent of St John’s, Forres. Following this he was Dean of Moray & Ross then Archdeacon of Saint Kitts. He returned to Britain in 1858 to be Rural Dean of Dunster before being appointed Vicar of Barking. In 1871 he was elevated to the Episcopate as the 3rd Bishop of Colombo and in 1875 translated to Brechin. Eleven years later he became Primus of Scotland, a post he held until 1901. He died on 17 September 1903.
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Archive Services at the University of Dundee hold papers relating to Jermyn's election as Bishop of Brechin.
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Piers Calverley Claughton
| Bishop of Colombo |
1871 – 1875
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Alexander Penrose Forbes
| Bishop of Brechin |
1875 – 1903
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1886 – 1901
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