Bishops through the ages

 

The Episcopal Succession – Cork, Cloyne & Ross

BISHOPS OF CORK

BISHOPS OF CLOYNE

BISHOPS OF ROSS

Name

Year

Name

Year

Name

Year

Donnell 876 Reachtaigh 887 Nechtan Mac Nechtain 1160
Soer Bhreatach 892 Gilla na Naem 1148 Isaac O’Cowen 1161
Dubhdhurn O’Stefam 959 O’Muircheartaigh (Nehemias) 1159 O’Carroll 1168
Cathmogh 969 Ua Dubcroin 1167 Benedictus 1177
Mugron O’Mutan 1057 Ua Flannacain 1177 Mauricius 1192
 Gregory Ua Menngorain 1138 Matthaeus Ua Mongaig 1201 Daniel 1198
Gilla Aedha Ua Maigin 1148 Laurence Ua Suillebain C. 1205 Fineen O’Clothna (Florentius) 1224
Gregorius O h-Aedha (O’Hea) 1174 Luke 1211 Malachy c1250
Reginaldus i 1182 Florence 1224 Mauricius 1254
Aicher 1187 Daniel 1226 Walter O’ Mithigein 1269
 Murchad Ua h-Aedha 1192 David Mac Cellaig 1237 Peter O h-Uallachain (Patrick) 1275
Anonymous 1214 Ailinn O suilleabai 1240 Laurentius 1291
 Mairin Ua Briain (Marianus) 1215 Daniel 1247 Matthaeus O Finn 1310
 Gilbertus 1225 Reginaldus 1265 Laurentius O h-Uallachain 1331
 Laurentius 1248 Alan O Longain 1274 Dionysius 1336
William of Jerpoint 1265 Nicholas of Effingham 1284 Bernard O Conchobhair 1379
 Reginaldus 1267 Maurice O Solchain 1323 Peter Curragh 1399
Robert Mac Donnchada 1277 John Brid 133 Thadeus O Ceallaigh 1400
Seoan Mac Cearbaill (Mac Carwill) 1302 John Whitekot 1351 Mac Raith OhEidirsgeoil 1401
Philip of Slane 1321 John Swaffham 1363 Stephen Brown 1402
Walter le Rede 1327 Richard Wye 1376 Matthew 1403
John of Ballyconingham 1330 Gerard Caneton 1394 Walter Formay 1418
John Roche 1347 Adam Payn 1413 John Bloxworth 1426
Gerald de Barri 1359 Conchobhar Mac Fhaolchadha 1428
Roger Ellesmere 1396 United to Cork 1418-1638 Maurice Brown 1431
Richard Kynmoure 1406 Walter of Leicester 1431
Patrick Fox 1409 George Synge 1638 Richard Clerk 1434
Milo fitzJohn 1409 Domhnall O Donnobhain 1448
Adam Payn 1418 Held by the Bishops of Cork 1661-1678 John 1460
John Paston 1425 Robert Colynson 1460
Jordan Purcell 1429 Patrick Sheridan 1679 Thomas 1464
William Roche (Coadjutor) 1463 Edward Jones 1683 John Hornse alias Skipton 1464
Gerald Fitzgerald 1472 William Palliser 1693 Aodh O hEidirsgeoil (Odo) 1473
 Tadhg Mac Carthaigh 1490 Tobias Pullein 1694  Tadhg Mac Carthaigh 1482
John FitzEdmund FitzGerald 1499 St. John Ashe 1695 John Edmund Courci 1494
Patrick Cant 1499 Charles Crow 1702 Seaan O Muirthile 1517
John Benet 1523 Henry Maule 1726 Tadgh O Raghallaigh (Thaddeus) 1519
Dominic Tyrre (Tirrey) 1536 Edward Synge 1732 Bonoventura 1523
Roger Skiddy 1562 George Berkeley 1734 Diarmaid Mac Carthaigh 1526
Richard Dyxon 1570 James Stopford 1753 Dermot McDonnell 1544
Matthew Sheyn 1572 Robert Johnson 1759 John 1551
Frederick Augustus Hervery 1767 Maurice O’Fihelly 1554
Ross United to Cork 1583 Charles Agar 1768 Maurice O’Hea 1559
George Chinnery 1780 Thomas O’Herlihy 1561
William Lyon 1583 Richard Woodward 1781 William Lyon 1582
John Boyle 1618 William Bennett 1794
Richard Boyle 1620 Charles Mongan Warburton 1820 Ross United to Cork 1583
William Chapple 1638 John Brinkley 1826
 Michael Boyle 1661
Edward Synge 1663
Edward Wetenhall 1679 Cloyne United to Cork
on the death of Bishop Brinkley
1835
Dive Downes 1699
Peter Browne 1710
Robert Clayton 1735
Jemmett Browne 1745
Isaac Mann 1772
Euseby Cleaver 1789
William Foster 1789
William Bennett 1790
Thomas Stopford 1794
John George Beresford 1805
Thomas St. Laurence 1807
Samuel Kyle 1831
Cloyne United to Cork 1835
Bishops of Cork, Cloyne and Ross
James Wilson 1848
William Fitzgerald 1857
John Gregg 1862
Robert Samuel Gregg 1878
William Edward Meade 1894
Charles Benjamin Dowse 1912
William Edward Flewett 1933
Robert Thomas Hearn 1938
George Otto Simms 1952
Richard Gordon Perdue 1957
Samuel Greenfield Poyntz 1978
Robert Alexander Warke 1988
William Paul Colton 1999

 

Three successive Bishops of Cork Cloyne and Ross: l-r Bishop Roy Warke (1988 to 1999); the current Bishop, Paul Colton (since 1999); and Bishop Samuel Poyntz (1978 to 1987).

Three successive Bishops of Cork Cloyne and Ross together: l-r Bishop Roy Warke (1988 to 1999); the current Bishop, Paul Colton (since 1999); and Bishop Samuel Poyntz (1978 to 1987).