Bishops Responsible for Isle of Wight


Vicars Apostolic of the London District until 1850


Rev. Dr. Thomas Griffiths 1836-48
Rev. Dr. Thomas Walsh 1848-49
Rev. Dr. Nicholas Wiseman 1849-50

Isle of Wight transferred to Southwark Diocese in 1850


Mgr. Thomas Grant 1851-70
Mgr. James Danell 1871-81

Isle of Wight transferred to Portsmouth Diocese in 1882


Mgr. John Vertue 1882-00
Mgr. John Baptist Cahill 1900-10
Mgr. William Cotter 1910-40
Mgr. John Henry King 1940-65
Mgr. Derek Worlock 1965-76
Mgr. Anthony Emery 1976-88
Mgr. Crispian Hollis 1988-Now

Rectors / Parish Priests at Ryde


Rev. Thomas Richardson 1844-45 Rev. Joseph Troy 1951-56
Rev. John Telford 1845-65 Rev. Daniel Cogan 1956-65
Rev. Henry Philips 1865-68 Rev. John Balfe 1965-70
Rev. John Baptist Cahill 1868-00 Rev. James Murray 1970-78
Rev. William Cotter 1900-10 Rev. Philip Connolly 1978-79
Rev. Stephen Mongan 1910-43 Rev. Richard Hind 1979-89
Rev. Albert Lion 1943-46 Rev. John Dunne 1989-95
Rev. Richard Arscott 1946-47 Rev. David Buckley 1995-02
Rev. Thomas Murphy 1947-51 Rev. John Catlin 2002-08
    Rev. Anthony Glaysher 2008-Now

Ryde Cemetery


Priests buried in the Catholic section of Ryde Cemetery in West Street:


Fr. Edward O'Shaughnessy born 1837 ordained 1862 died 1863
Fr. John Telford born 1814 ordained 1838 died 1865
Fr. Joseph Silveira born 1794 ordained 1820 died 1876
Fr. Thomas Cahill born 1831 ordained 1854 died 1876
Fr. Edward Cahill born 1835 ordained 1859 died 1889
Mgr. William Roope born 1849 ordained 1885 died 1904
Bishop John Baptist Cahill born 1841 ordained 1864 died 1910

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