The Last Established Church Clergyman: Tracing the Life of William Somerville Large

By Dr Miriam Moffitt & Prof. Alan Ford

Photo of the Reverend William Somerville-Large alongside his entry in J.B. Leslie, Clergy of Meath and Kildare, ed. and rev. W.J.R. Wallace.

What is this? It’s one of the many entries from the list of all the clergy who have served in the dioceses of Meath and Kildare of Dublin.  The Church of Ireland is lucky: it has a set of such lists covering all its dioceses. The clerical succession lists are where you start when trying to trace the life of a Church of Ireland minister.  Many of them…

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