John Oswald (bishop)

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John Oswald DD was an 18th-century Anglican bishop in Ireland.[1]

He was nominated Bishop of Clonfert and Kilmacduagh on 1 April 1762 and consecrated on 4 July that year;[2] translated to Dromore on 7 May 1763; and finally to Raphoe on 25 August 1763.[3] He died on 4 March 1780.


  1. ^ Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1986). Handbook of British Chronology (3rd ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-56350-X.
  2. ^ ” The annual register” London, J.Dodsley, 1765
  3. ^ ”A political index to the histories of Great Britain & Ireland Volume 3" Beatson,R: London, Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, 1806
Church of England titles
Preceded by
William Gore (bishop)
Bishop of Clonfert and Kilmacduagh
Succeeded by
Denison Cumberland
Preceded by
George Marlay
Bishop of Dromore
May 1763– August 1763
Succeeded by
Edward Young
Preceded by
Robert Downes
Bishop of Raphoe
1772– 1784
Succeeded by
James Hawkins

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