William Smith biography

William Smith

Male, Deceased Person

1819 – 1892

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Who was William Smith?

William Smith was a Catholic clergyman from Scotland. He served as the Archbishop of the Archdiocese of St. Andrews and Edinburgh.

Born in Edinburgh on 3 July 1819, he was ordained a priest on 15 April 1843. He was appointed the Archbishop of St. Andrews and Edinburgh on 2 October 1885 and consecrated on 28 October 1885. The principal consecrator was Archbishop Charles Petre Eyre, with Bishops John McLachlan and Angus MacDonald as co-consecrators.

Smith died in office on 16 March 1892, aged 72.

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Born
1819
Religion
  • Catholicism
Lived in
  • Edinburgh
Died
1892

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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