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Thomas Grant (1816 - 1870):
Bishop, Roman Catholic


Thomas Grant was born in Newry, County Down. He was educated at the English College at Rome, of which he became rector, as well as Doctor of Divinity. He worked for the re-establishment of the Catholic hierarchy in England, was appointed Bishop of Southwark in 1851 and was present at the famous Vatican Council in 1870. He died in Rome later in the same year. [Biography by K. O'Meara]

Born: 25 November 1816
Died: 1 June 1870
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