Inglis, Charles

Inglis, Charles
   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.

The makers of Canada. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Inglis, Charles — ( 1734 1816 )    first Anglican bishop to serve outside the United Kingdom    Charles Inglis was born at Glencolumbkille, County Donegal, Ireland, the son of an Anglican minister. At age 20, inglis moved to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where he… …   Encyclopedia of Protestantism

  • Inglis, Charles — ▪ Canadian bishop born 1734, Glencolumbkille, County Donegal, Ire. died Feb. 24, 1816, near Halifax, Nova Scotia, Can.  Canadian clergyman and educator who became the first Anglican bishop of Nova Scotia.       Inglis went to North America and… …   Universalium

  • Charles Inglis (c. 1731–1791) — Charles Inglis Portrait by Sir Henry Raeburn Born c. 1731 …   Wikipedia

  • Charles Inglis (d. 1833) — Charles Inglis Died 27 February 1833 Ryde, Isle of Wight Allegiance United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Service/branch Royal Navy …   Wikipedia

  • Charles Inglis (engineer) — Inglis Mark III bridge being erected during the Second World War Sir Charles Edward Inglis OBE (pronounced Ingels[1]) (31 July 1875 – 19 April 1952) was a British civil engineer.[2] …   Wikipedia

  • Charles Inglis (bishop) — Charles Inglis Bishop of Nova Scotia Church Church of England See Nova Scotia …   Wikipedia

  • Charles M. Inglis — Charles McFarlane Inglis FEZ, FZS (1870–1954) was a naturalist and curator of the Darjeeling museum in India from 1926 to 1948. The museum was run by the Bengal Natural History Society and many of his writings were published in that society s… …   Wikipedia

  • Inglis — is a surname, and may refer to: * Agnes Inglis * Anthony Inglis * Bob Inglis * Brian Inglis (1916 1993), British journalist * Charles Inglis (1734 1816), the first Church of England bishop of the Diocese of Nova Scotia * Charles Inglis (engineer) …   Wikipedia

  • Charles Inglis — may refer to: Charles Inglis (c. 1731–1791), Royal Navy officer Charles Inglis (d. 1833), Royal Navy officer, son of the above Charles Inglis (bishop) (1734–1816), Anglican clergyman, first Church of England bishop of Nova Scotia Charles Inglis… …   Wikipedia

  • Charles Sutcliffe — Charles Edward Sutcliffe (8 July 1864 – 11 January 1939) was a lawyer, football administrator and referee. Contents 1 Football career 2 Personal life 3 Bibliography 4 References …   Wikipedia