Diocese of Aberdeen, Scotland

[Diocese of Aberdeen, Scotland]


Suffragen of


Additional Information


  • diocese transferred to Aberdeen in 1125
  • the College of the Holy Virgin in Nativity, now Aberdeen University, was founded, 1497, by Bishop William Elphinstone
  • the see was vacant from 1577 till 23 July 1727
  • name changed to the Vicariate Apostolic of the Northern District on 13 February 1827

MLA Citation

  • “Diocese of Aberdeen, Scotland”. Gazetteer of the Faith. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 June 2012. Web. 8 May 2021. <http://catholicsaints.info/diocese-of-aberdeen-scotland/>