LIVES OF THE BISHOPS OF EXETER
WILLIAM CAREY had been a king's scholar at Westminster, and rose to become its head master, an office. which he filled for thirteen years with great satisfaction and credit. Elected Bishop of Exeter on 28th October, 1820, he was consecrated on 12th November following. Two months later he was installed. All concurred in opinion that he was exemplary in the discharge of his official duties. On 7th April, 1830, he was translated to St. Asaph, void by the death of Bishop John Luxmoore. Here he sat for sixteen years; dying at his house in Portland-place, London, on 13th September, 1846, aged 77.
Arms: - Argent, a Bend sable charged with three Roses of the first; on a chief gules two Crosses patée or.
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