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Diocese of

Aberdeen

United Kingdom United Kingdom

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Ecclesiastical Province: Saint Andrews and Edinburgh

Neighbouring Dioceses: Argyll and the Isles (↙), Reykjavík (↖), Dunkeld (↓)

Address: Bishop's House, 3 Queen's Cross, Aberdeen AB15 4XU, Scotland, United Kingdom

Phone: (01224)31-9154

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Argyll and the Isles (↙), Reykjavík (↖), Dunkeld (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2011.06.04 – ...):Bishop Hugh Gilbert, O.S.B. (62)Bishop Hugh Gilbert, O.S.B. (62)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Aberdeen (Roman Rite)

Bishop Hugh Gilbert, O.S.B. (62)Bishop Hugh Gilbert, O.S.B. (62)
(2011.06.04 – ...)

Bishop of Aberdeen (United Kingdom)

Omnia in Ipso constant

Born:1952.03.15 (United Kingdom)
Ordained Priest:1982.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:2011.08.15

Bishop of Aberdeen (United Kingdom) (2011.06.04 – ...)

Bishop Peter Antony Moran (79)Bishop Peter Antony Moran (79)
(2003.10.13 – 2011.06.04)

Bishop emeritus of Aberdeen (United Kingdom)

Gaudium et spes

Born:1935.04.13 (United Kingdom)
Ordained Priest:1959.03.19
Consecrated Bishop:2003.12.01

Bishop of Aberdeen (United Kingdom) (2003.10.13 – 2011.06.04)

Archbishop Mario Joseph Conti (80)Bishop Mario Joseph Conti (80) (later Archbishop)
(1977.02.28 – 2002.01.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Glasgow (United Kingdom)

Sincero corde servire

Born:1934.03.20 (United Kingdom)
Ordained Priest:1958.10.26
Consecrated Bishop:1977.05.03

Bishop of Aberdeen (United Kingdom) (1977.02.28 – 2002.01.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Glasgow (United Kingdom) (2002.01.15 – 2012.07.24)

Bishop Michael Foylan
(1964.12.08 – 1976.05.28)

Born:1907.06.29 (United Kingdom)
Ordained Priest:1931.07.05
Consecrated Bishop:1965.03.25
Died:1976.05.28 († 68)

Bishop of Aberdeen (United Kingdom) (1964.12.08 – 1976.05.28)

Bishop Francis Raymond Walsh, M. Afr.
(1951.06.20 – 1963.07.22)

Ut sint unum

Born:1901.09.15 (United Kingdom)
Ordained Priest:1925.03.07
Consecrated Bishop:1951.09.12
Died:1974.10.27 († 73)

Bishop of Aberdeen (United Kingdom) (1951.06.20 – 1963.07.22)

Titular Bishop of Birtha (1963.09.12 – 1970.12.07)

Bishop John Alexander Matheson
(1947.08.02 – 1950.07.05)

Born:1901.04.28 (United Kingdom)
Ordained Priest:1925.03.07
Consecrated Bishop:1947.09.24
Died:1950.07.05 († 49)

Bishop of Aberdeen (United Kingdom) (1947.08.02 – 1950.07.05)

Bishop George Henry Bennett
(1918.06.18 – 1946.12.25)

Born:1875.06.24 (United Kingdom)
Ordained Priest:1898.04.09
Consecrated Bishop:1918.08.01
Died:1946.12.25 († 71)

Bishop of Aberdeen (United Kingdom) (1918.06.18 – 1946.12.25)

Bishop Aeneas Chisholm
(1899.01.07 – 1918.01.13)

Born:1836.06.26 (United Kingdom)
Ordained Priest:1859.05.15
Consecrated Bishop:1899.02.24
Died:1918.01.13 († 81)

Bishop of Aberdeen (United Kingdom) (1899.01.07 – 1918.01.13)

Bishop Hugh McDonald, C.SS.R.
(1890.08.14 – 1898.05.29)

Born:1841.11.07 (United Kingdom)
Ordained Priest:1867.09.21
Consecrated Bishop:1890.10.23
Died:1898.05.29 († 56)

Bishop of Aberdeen (United Kingdom) (1890.08.14 – 1898.05.29)

Bishop Colin Grant
(1889.07.16 – 1889.09.26)

Born:1832.02.03 (United Kingdom)
Ordained Priest:1855.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:1889.08.13
Died:1889.09.26 († 57)

Bishop of Aberdeen (United Kingdom) (1889.07.16 – 1889.09.26)

Bishop John MacDonald
(1878.03.04 – 1889.02.04)

Born:1818.07.02 (United Kingdom)
Ordained Priest:1841.11.04
Consecrated Bishop:1869.02.24
Died:1889.02.04 († 70)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Northern District of Scotland (United Kingdom) (1868.12.11 – 1869.02.23)

Titular Bishop of Nicopolis ad Iaterum (1868.12.11 – 1878.03.04)

Vicar Apostolic of Northern District of Scotland (United Kingdom) (1869.02.23 – 1878.03.04)

Bishop of Aberdeen (United Kingdom) (1878.03.04 – 1889.02.04)

Vicars Apostolic of Northern District of Scotland (Roman Rite)

Bishop John MacDonald
(1869.02.23 – 1878.03.04)

(see above)

Bishop James Kyle
(1827.02.13 – 1869.02.23)

Born:1788.09.22 (United Kingdom)
Ordained Priest:1812.03.21
Consecrated Bishop:1828.09.28
Died:1869.02.23 († 80)

Titular Bishop of Germanicia (1827.02.13 – 1869.02.23)

Vicar Apostolic of Northern District of Scotland (United Kingdom) (1827.02.13 – 1869.02.23)

Vicars Apostolic of Highland District of Scotland (Roman Rite)

Bishop Ranald MacDonald
(1819.08.27 – 1827.02.13)

Born:1756 (United Kingdom)
Consecrated Bishop:1820.02.25
Died:1832.09.20 († 76)

Vicar Apostolic of Highland District of Scotland (United Kingdom) (1819.08.27 – 1827.02.13)

Titular Bishop of Arindela (1819.08.27 – 1832.09.20)

Vicar Apostolic of Western District of Scotland (United Kingdom) (1827.02.13 – 1832.09.20)

Bishop Aeneas Chisholm
(1814.07.08 – 1818.07.31)

Born:1759 (United Kingdom)
Ordained Priest:1783
Consecrated Bishop:1805.09.15
Died:1818.07.31 († 59)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Highland District of Scotland (United Kingdom) (1804.05.11 – 1814.07.08)

Titular Bishop of Diocæsarea antea Sepphoris (1804.05.11 – 1818.07.31)

Vicar Apostolic of Highland District of Scotland (United Kingdom) (1814.07.08 – 1818.07.31)

Bishop John Chisholm
(1791.11.08 – 1814.07.08)

Born:1752.09 (United Kingdom)
Ordained Priest:1777.04
Consecrated Bishop:1792.02.12
Died:1814.07.08 († 61)

Titular Bishop of Oreus (1791.11.08 – 1814.07.08)

Vicar Apostolic of Highland District of Scotland (United Kingdom) (1791.11.08 – 1814.07.08)

Bishop Alexander MacDonald
(1779.09.30 – 1791.09.09)

Born:1736 (United Kingdom)
Ordained Priest:1764.08.10
Consecrated Bishop:1780.03.12
Died:1791.09.09 († 55)

Titular Bishop of Polemonium (1779.09.30 – 1791.09.09)

Vicar Apostolic of Highland District of Scotland (United Kingdom) (1779.09.30 – 1791.09.09)

Bishop John MacDonald
(1773.03.12 – 1779.05.09)

Born:1727 (United Kingdom)
Ordained Priest:1752.04.01
Consecrated Bishop:1761.09.27
Died:1779.05.09 († 52)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Highland District of Scotland (United Kingdom) (1761.02.25 – 1773.03.12)

Titular Bishop of Tiberiopolis (1761.02.25 – 1779.05.09)

Vicar Apostolic of Highland District of Scotland (United Kingdom) (1773.03.12 – 1779.05.09)

Bishop Hugh MacDonald
(1731.02.12 – 1773.03.12)

Born:1699.02.02 (United Kingdom)
Ordained Priest:1725.09.18
Consecrated Bishop:1731.10.18
Died:1773.03.12 († 74)

Titular Bishop of Diana (1731.02.12 – 1773.03.12)

Vicar Apostolic of Highland District of Scotland (United Kingdom) (1731.02.12 – 1773.03.12)

Fr. Alexander John Grant
(1727.09.16 – 1727.09.19)

Born: (United Kingdom)
Died:1727.09.19

Titular Bishop of Sura (1727.09.16 – 1727.09.19)

Vicar Apostolic of Highland District of Scotland (United Kingdom) (1727.09.16 – 1727.09.19)

Bishops of Aberdeen (Roman Rite)

Bishop William Gordon
(1545.05.17 – 1577.08.06)

Born: (United Kingdom)
Consecrated Bishop:1547.01
Died:1577.08.06

Bishop of Aberdeen (United Kingdom) (1545.05.17 – 1577.08.06)

Bishop William Stewart
(1532.03.22 – 1545.04.10)

Born:1490 (United Kingdom)
Consecrated Bishop:1533
Died:1545.04.10 († 55)

Bishop of Aberdeen (United Kingdom) (1532.03.22 – 1545.04.10)

Bishop Gavin Dunbar
(1518 – 1532.03.10)

Born: (United Kingdom)
Consecrated Bishop:1519
Died:1532.03.10

Bishop of Aberdeen (United Kingdom) (1518 – 1532.03.10)

Bishop Alexander Gordon
(1514 – 1518.06.30)

Born: (United Kingdom)
Died:1518.06.30

Bishop of Moray (United Kingdom) (1504 – 1516)

Bishop of Aberdeen (United Kingdom) (1514 – 1518.06.30)

Bishop William Elphinstone
(1483 – 1514.10.25)

Born:1431 (United Kingdom)
Consecrated Bishop:1487
Died:1514.10.25 († 83)

Bishop of Ross (1481 – 1483)

Bishop of Aberdeen (United Kingdom) (1483 – 1514.10.25)

Bishop-elect Robert Blackadder (later Archbishop)
(1480 – 1483.03.19)

Born: (United Kingdom)
Consecrated Bishop:1483.05
Died:1508.07.28

Bishop of Aberdeen (United Kingdom) (1480 – 1483.03.19)

Bishop of Glasgow (United Kingdom) (1483.03.19 – 1492.01.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Glasgow (United Kingdom) (1492.01.09 – 1508.07.28)

Bishop Thomas Spens
(1458 – 1480.04.14)

Born:1415 (United Kingdom)
Died:1480.04.14 († 65)

Bishop of Whithorn (United Kingdom) (1450 – 1458)

Bishop of Aberdeen (United Kingdom) (1458 – 1480.04.14)

Bishop Ingram Lindsay
(1441.04.28 – 1458.08.24)

Born: (United Kingdom)
Consecrated Bishop:1441
Died:1458.08.24

Bishop of Aberdeen (United Kingdom) (1441.04.28 – 1458.08.24)

Bishop Henry de Lichton
(1422.04 – 1440)

Born: (United Kingdom)
Consecrated Bishop:1415.03.08
Died:1440

Bishop of Moray (United Kingdom) (1414.05.18 – 1422.04)

Bishop of Aberdeen (United Kingdom) (1422.04 – 1440)

Bishop Gilbert de Greenlaw
(1389 – 1421)

Born:1354 (United Kingdom)
Died:1421 († 67)

Bishop of Aberdeen (United Kingdom) (1389 – 1421)

Bishop Adam de Tyninghame
(1380 – 1389.09.18)

Born: (United Kingdom)
Died:1389.09.18

Bishop of Aberdeen (United Kingdom) (1380 – 1389.09.18)

Bishop Alexander de Kininmund
(1355.12.04 – 1380.07.29)

Born: (United Kingdom)
Consecrated Bishop:1356
Died:1380.07.29

Bishop of Aberdeen (United Kingdom) (1355.12.04 – 1380.07.29)

Bishop John de Rait
(1350 – 1355)

Born: (United Kingdom)
Died:1355

Bishop of Aberdeen (United Kingdom) (1350 – 1355)

Bishop William de Deyn
(1344 – 1350.08.20)

Born: (United Kingdom)
Died:1350.08.20

Bishop of Aberdeen (United Kingdom) (1344 – 1350.08.20)

Bishop Alexander de Kininmund
(1329 – 1344)

Born: (United Kingdom)
Died:1344

Bishop of Aberdeen (United Kingdom) (1329 – 1344)

Fr. Walter Herok
(1329 – 1329)

Born: (United Kingdom)
Died:1329

Bishop of Aberdeen (United Kingdom) (1329 – 1329)

Bishop Henry Le Chen
(1282 – 1329)

Born: (United Kingdom)
Consecrated Bishop:1282
Died:1329

Bishop of Aberdeen (United Kingdom) (1282 – 1329)

Bishop Hugh de Benin
(1272 – 1282)

Born: (United Kingdom)
Consecrated Bishop:1272
Died:1282

Bishop of Aberdeen (United Kingdom) (1272 – 1282)

Bishop Richard de Potton
(1256 – 1272.04.26)

Born: (United Kingdom)
Died:1272.04.26

Bishop of Aberdeen (United Kingdom) (1256 – 1272.04.26)

Bishop Peter de Ramsay
(1247 – 1256)

Born: (United Kingdom)
Died:1256

Bishop of Aberdeen (United Kingdom) (1247 – 1256)

Bishop Radulf de Lamley
(1239 – 1247)

Born: (United Kingdom)
Died:1247

Bishop of Aberdeen (United Kingdom) (1239 – 1247)

Bishop Gilbert de Stirling
(1228 – 1239)

Born: (United Kingdom)
Died:1239

Bishop of Aberdeen (United Kingdom) (1228 – 1239)

Bishop Adam de Kald
(1207 – 1228)

Born: (United Kingdom)
Died:1228

Bishop of Aberdeen (United Kingdom) (1207 – 1228)

Bishop John
(1199.12 – 1207.10.13)

Born: (United Kingdom)
Consecrated Bishop:1200.06.20
Died:1207.10.13

Bishop of Aberdeen (United Kingdom) (1199.12 – 1207.10.13)

Bishop Matthew
(1172 – 1199.08.20)

Born: (United Kingdom)
Consecrated Bishop:1172.04.02
Died:1199.08.20

Bishop of Aberdeen (United Kingdom) (1172 – 1199.08.20)

Bishop Edward
(1150? – 1171)

Born: (United Kingdom)
Died:1171

Bishop of Aberdeen (United Kingdom) (1150? – 1171)

Bishop Nechtan
(1122? – 1140?)

Born: (United Kingdom)

Bishop of Aberdeen (United Kingdom) (1122? – 1140?)

Former Prelates


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