Chisholm, John (DNB00)

CHISHOLM, JOHN (1752–1814), Scotch catholic prelate, brother of Æneas Chisholm [q. v.], was born at Inchully in Strathglass, Inverness-shire, in September 1752, and educated in the Scotch college at Douay. He was nominated fourth vicar-apostolic of the highland district in 1791; consecrated at Edinburgh as bishop of Oria in Africa, 12 Feb. 1792; and died at Killichiaran in the island of Lismore 8 July 1814.

[Gordon’s Catholic Church in Scotland, p. 458; Catholic Directory (1885), p. 61.]

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