John Russell (Archdeacon of Clogher)

John Abraham Russell (6 November 1792 - 29 April 1865) was an Irish Anglican priest.[1]

Wolfe was born in Limerick and educated at Trinity College, Dublin[2] where he was a close friend of the poet Charles Wolfe.[3] Russell edited Wolfe's poems and sermons, which were published with a brief biography in 1826.[4] He was Archdeacon of Clogher from 1826[5] until his death.[6]


  1. ^ The Russells of Limerick
  2. ^ "Alumni Dublinenses Supplement p721: a register of the students, graduates, professors and provosts of Trinity College in the University of Dublin (1593–1860) Burtchaell, G.D/Sadlier, T.U: Dublin, Alex Thom and Co, 1935
  3. ^  "Wolfe, Charles". Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900.
  4. ^ 'Remains of the late Rev. Charles Wolfe. With a brief memoir of his life. (8th ed.)' Russell, J.A. London ; Hamilton, Adams and Co; 1842
  5. ^ "Fasti Ecclesiae Hibernicae: The succession of the prelates Vol III" Cotton, H. p93 Dublin, Hodges & Smith, 1848–1878
  6. ^ Births, Deaths, Marriages and Obituaries Freeman's Journal (Dublin, Ireland), Friday, May 5, 1865

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