Hamilton Verschoyle

Male, Deceased Person

1803 – 1870

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Who was Hamilton Verschoyle?

A “judicious but not brilliant preacher”, The Rt Rev Hamilton Verschoyle was a 19th-century Irish Anglican Bishop of Dutch ancestry. He was educated at Oswestry School and Trinity College, Dublin and ordained in 1829. His first post was that of Curate at Newtownforbes after which he was the incumbent at the Episcopal Chapel, Upper Baggot Street in Dublin. Promoted to be the Chancellor of Dublin Cathedral he also served on its Diocesan Education Board and was later Dean of Ferns before elevation to the Episcopate as the 3rd Bishop of the United Diocese of Kilmore, Elphin and Ardagh. His wife Catherine survived him by 13 years.

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Born
1803
Died
1870

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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