Alfred Forbes

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The Very Rev. Alfred Forbes was Dean of Ferns from 1936 until 1949.

Forbes was educated at Trinity College, Dublin and ordained in 1921. [1] After a curacies in Enniscorthy and Preban he held incumbencies at Carnew and Kilscoran until his appointment as Dean.

Notes

  1. Crockford's Clerical Directory 1947/48 p450: Oxford, OUP, 1947
Church of Ireland titles
Preceded by
William Gibson
Dean of Ferns
19361949
Succeeded by
Thomas Henry Crampton McFall


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