Thomas Salmon, DD (1715?–1759) was an 18th-century Anglican bishop in Ireland.
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Salmon was educated at St Paul's School, London, and matriculated at Trinity College, Cambridge in 1732, aged 17. He graduated B.A. in 1736, M.A. in 1739, and LL.D. in 1749. He was vicar of Tavistock, and Whitchurch, and was chaplain to the Duke of Bedford.
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Whitchurch is a market town in northern Shropshire, England. It lies 2 miles (3 km) east of the Welsh border, 20 miles (30 km) north of the county town of Shrewsbury, 20 miles (30 km) south of Chester, and 15 miles (24 km) east of Wrexham. At the 2011 Census, the population of the town was 9,781. Whitchurch is the oldest continuously inhabited town in Shropshire. It is twinned with Neufchâtel-en-Bray, France.
Salmon was nominated to the See of Ferns and Leighlin on 30 May 1758and consecrated on 11 June that year. He died at Tiverton on 19 March 1759.
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