John Dowse (priest)

Last updated

The Very Rev. John Robert Dowse, MA (c.1815 – 20 October 1892) [1] was Dean of Ferns [2] from 1879 [3] until his death. [4]

He was born in Wexford, the son of Richard Dowse. He attended Trinity College Dublin, earning his BA in 1838 and MA in 1879. [5]

His youngest son Charles Dowse was an Anglican bishop in the first half of the 20th century. [6]

Notes

  1. "Dowse, Very Rev. William"  . Thom's Irish Who's Who . Dublin: Alexander Thom and Son Ltd. 1923. p.  67  via Wikisource.
  2. BELFAST: THURSDAY, 27 October 1892 Belfast Newsletter (Belfast, Ireland), Thursday, 27 October 1892; Issue 24124
  3. Ecclesiastical Appointments The Times (London, England), Thursday, 10 April 1879; p. 11; Issue 29538
  4. IGP
  5. Alumni Dublinenses : a register of the students, graduates, professors and provosts of Trinity College in the University of Dublin (1593-1860). Trinity College Dublin. p. 242. Retrieved 27 June 2018.
  6. "DOWSE, Rt Rev. Charles Benjamin", Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2014; online edn, Oxford University Press, 2014; online edn, April 2014 accessed 1 September 2014
Church of Ireland titles
Preceded by
William Atkins
Dean of Ferns
18921892
Succeeded by
Charles Hind


Related Research Articles

William Reeves was an Irish antiquarian and the Church of Ireland Bishop of Down, Connor and Dromore from 1886 until his death. He was the last private keeper of the Book of Armagh and at the time of his death was President of the Royal Irish Academy.

Charles Benjamim Dowse was the Bishop of Killaloe, Kilfenora, Clonfert and Kilmacduagh who soon after his consecration in June 1912 was translated to Cork.

The Right Reverend Maurice Day DD MA was an Anglican bishop in the early 20th century.

Charles Maurice Stack was an Anglican bishop.

William Conyngham Greene was an Anglican priest in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

Robert Philip Rowan was an Irish Anglican priest. He was Dean of Ardfert from 1924 until 1946.

The Very Rev. Abraham Dawson, M.A. was Dean of Dromore from 1894 until his death on 20 November 1905.

Robert Jones Sylvester Devenish was an Irish Anglican priest in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

The Very Rev. John Cotter Macdonnell , DD, MA, was Dean of Cashel from 1862 to 1873.

The Very Rev. George Tottenham, MA was Dean of Clogher from 1900 to 1903.

The Very Rev. Arthur Newburgh Haire-Forster MA, JP (1846-1932) was Dean of Clogher from 1911 until his death.

John Charles Robertson, MA, BD was an eminent Irish Methodist in the late 19th and 20th centuries.

Thomas Somerville Lindsay was an Irish Anglican priest and author.

The Very Rev. Victor George Stacey was Dean of St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin from 2016 until 2016.

Archdeacon of Raphoe

The Archdeacon of Raphoe is a senior ecclesiastical officer within the Anglican Diocese of Derry and Raphoe. As such he or she is responsible for the disciplinary supervision of the clergy within the Raphoe part of the Diocese, which is by far the largest.

Richard Babington was Dean of Cork from 1914 to 1951.

Charles King Irwin, D.D. was an eminent Irish clergyman

Abraham Isaac was a clergyman in the Church of Ireland in the second half of the nineteenth century and the first decade of the twentieth.

James Saurin was an Anglican priest in Ireland in the nineteenth century.

Samuel Hemphill, DD was an Anglican priest in Ireland during the late 19th and early 20th Centuries.