Inglis, Charles


Inglis, Charles
(1734-1816)
   Born in Ireland. Emigrated to America; taught school in Pennsylvania for a time, and then took holy orders. In 1764 became assistant to Dr. Auchmuty, rector of Trinity Church, New York, and in 1777 succeeded him as rector. His sympathies being with the mother country, removed to Nova Scotia after the Revolution, and thence to England. First bishop of Nova Scotia, with jurisdiction over practically all British North America, 1787. One of the notable events of his episcopate was his establishment of King's College, Windsor. In 1793 his huge diocese divided by the creation of the diocese of Quebec, of which Jacob Mountain (q.v.) became first bishop.
   Index: Dr Appointed bishop of Nova Scotia with jurisdiction over Quebec, 241.
   Bib.: Mockridge, The Bishops of the Church of England in Canada and Newfoundland.

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