Alexander Goss

Archaelogist, second Bishop of Liverpool, born Ormskirk, England, 1814; died Liverpool, England, 1872. He was ordained at the English College in Rome, 1841; consecrated, 1853; and became Bishop of Liverpool, 1856. Zealous, and outspoken, he was a champion of Catholic education and of the welfare of the Church. As a member of the Chetham Society he edited several archaeological treatises; he also collected materials for a history of Catholicity in the north, and edited Drioux's "Sacred History."

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