Benjamin John Plunket Father: John C. Plunket Mother: Anne Guinness Birth: 1 Aug 1870 in Rathmichael, Dub, Ireland Baptism: Rathmichael, Dub, Ireland
the Hon. Benjamin John. Plunket COLLEGE: CORPUS CHRISTI ENTERED: Michs. 1889 DIED: 26 Jan 1947 Adm. pens. at CORPUS CHRISTI, Oct. 1, 1889. Of Wicklow. [2nd s. of the Most Rev. William Conyngham (Hon. LL.D. 1888) (and Anne Lee, only dau. of Sir Benjamin Lee Guinness, 1st Bart.).] B. Aug. 1, 1870, at Bray, Ireland. School, Harrow. Matric. Michs. 1889; B.A. 1895; M.A. 1899; D.D. 1913. Ord. deacon (Dublin) 1896; priest, 1899; C. of St Peter's, Dublin, 1896-1902. R. of Aghade with Ardoyne, 1902-7. Chaplain to the Lord-Lieut., 1904-13. V. of St Ann's, Dublin, 1907-13. Treasurer and Canon of St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin, and Domestic Chaplain to the Archbishop of Dublin, 1911-13. Bishop of Tuam, Killala and Achonry, 1913-19; Bishop of Meath, 1919-25. ‘He was popular with both Protestants and Catholics in Ireland and was one of the chief promoters of the petition to the House of Commons from Protestant Irishmen urging the repeal of the Royal Accession Declaration with its references to the Roman Catholic religion.’ Married, July 7, 1904, Dorothea Hester, dau. of Sir Thomas Butler, 10th Bart., and had issue. Latterly of Sybil Hill, Raheny, Co. Dublin. Died Jan. 26, 1947. 
Benjamin J Plunket 40 yrs, vicar of St Ann's, wife Dora N 37 yrs born co Carlow, Hester E.L. 6 yrs born co Carlow, David. P. C. 3 yrs born Dublin city, resided on 2 April 1911 house 18.2 in Dawson Street (Mansion House, Dublin). 
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