Raymond Orpen

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Raymond d’Audemar Orpen

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Bishop of Limerick, Ardfert and Aghadoe
In office
1907–1921
Personal details
Born31 August 1837
Died9 January 1930
NationalityIrish
Spouse(s)Sarah née de Courcey M’Gillycuddy
Alma mater Trinity College, Dublin

Raymond d’Audemar Orpen (31 August 1837 – 9 January 1930 [1] ) was an Irish cleric in the 20th century. [2] [3]

He was a curate at Rathronan and then Adare before becoming the Incumbent of Tralee. [4] He was Archdeacon of Ardfert until his ordination to the episcopate as Bishop of Limerick, Ardfert and Aghadoe in 1907. [5] He retired in 1921. [6]

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References

  1. "Bishop Orpen". The Times , 10 January 1930, p. 14.
  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. Who was Who1897–1990, London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN   0-7136-3457-X
  5. Crockford's Clerical Directory1929–30 p 966 Oxford, OUP,1947
  6. The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory, London, John Phillips, 1900.
Church of Ireland titles
Preceded by
Thomas Bunbury
Bishop of Limerick, Ardfert and Aghadoe
1907–1921
Succeeded by
Harry Vere White