Josiah Thomas (1760 - 1820) was Archdeacon of Bathfrom his installation on 26 April 1817 until his death on 27 May 1820.
Thomas was educated at St John's College, Cambridge. He was ordained deacon on 22 September 1782 and priest on 20 June 1784. He held incumbencies at St Merryn, Street, Somerset, Backwell, Kingston Deverill and Walcot, Bath.
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