Ferran Glenfield

The Right Reverend
Samuel Ferran Glenfield
Bishop of Kilmore, Elphin and Ardagh
Predecessor Richard Clarke
Personal details
Born 1954
Nationality Irish
Denomination Church of Ireland (Anglican)
Spouse Jean Glenfield
Alma mater Trinity College, Dublin
Styles of
Ferran Glenfield
Reference style The Right Reverend
Spoken style My Lord
Religious style Bishop

Samuel Ferran Glenfield, B.A., M.A., M.Th. (Oxon:), M.Litt., Ph.D (Warwick),[1] (born 1954), is the current Bishop of Kilmore, Elphin and Ardagh.[2]

He is married to Jean, a teacher at Wesley College Dublin. The couple have 3 children, Michael, Richard and Esther. Michael studied at St. Andrew's University before going on to work as a teacher in Bristol. Richard studied at the Irish Baptist College and is currently employed as the youth pastor of The Church of the Cross in Bluffton, South Carolina. Esther graduated with a first from Queen's College, Cambridge, and is currently working on her Masters from said college.

He was educated at Queen's University Belfast and Trinity College, Dublin and ordained in 1992. His first post was a curacy at Douglas, County Cork.[3] He then served incumbencies in Rathcooney, Kill O'The Grange (County Dublin) and Hillsborough[4] before elevation to the Episcopate.[5]


  1. PhD Thesis, 2015
  2. Down and Dromore
  3. Crockford's Clerical Directory2008/2009 Lambeth, Church House Publishing ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0
  4. Lisburn Today
  5. Ireland Anglican
Church of Ireland titles
Preceded by
Kenneth Herbert Clarke
Bishop of Kilmore, Elphin and Ardagh
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