William Carmichael (bishop)

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The Most Reverend

William Carmichael

Archbishop of Dublin
Primate of Ireland
Church Church of Ireland
Diocese Dublin and Glendalough
Appointed12 June 1765
In office1765
Predecessor Charles Cobbe
Successor Arthur Smyth
Consecration1 April 1753
by  Charles Cobbe
Personal details
Died15 December 1765
Bath, Somerset, England
Nationality Scottish
Denomination Anglican
ParentsJames Carmichael
Previous post(s) Bishop of Clonfert and Kilmacduagh (1753-1758)
Bishop of Ferns and Leighlin (1758)
Bishop of Meath (1758-1765)

William Carmichael (1702–1765) was Archbishop of Dublin for a brief period in 1765. [1]

He was the son of the second Earl of Hyndford. [2]

He had previously been Archdeacon of Buckingham (1742–1753), Bishop of Clonfert and Kilmacduagh (1753–1758), Ferns and Leighlin (1758) and Meath (1758–1765).[ citation needed ]

He died on 15 December 1765. [3]

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  1. Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1986). Handbook of British Chronology (3rd ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 350–351. ISBN   0-521-56350-X.
  2. Genealogical Web site
  3. thePeerage.com
Church of England titles
Preceded by Archdeacon of Buckingham
Succeeded by
Church of Ireland titles
Preceded by Bishop of Clonfert and Kilmacduagh
Succeeded by
Preceded by Bishop of Ferns and Leighlin
April 1758–June 1758
Succeeded by
Preceded by Bishop of Meath
Succeeded by
Preceded by Archbishop of Dublin
May 1765–December 1765
Succeeded by