Josiah Thomas (priest)

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Josiah Thomas (1760 - 1820) was Archdeacon of Bath [1] from his installation on 26 April 1817 [2] until his death on 27 May 1820. [3]

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.


  1. The Christian Observer, Volume 17 p97 (1818)
  2. British History on-line
  3. Venn, John & Venn, John Archibald. Alumni Cantabrigienses: A Biographical List of All Known Students, Graduates and Holders of Office at the University of Cambridge, from the Earliest Times to 1900, Cambridge University Press Part II vol. vi p154
Church of England titles
Preceded by
George Trevelyan
Archdeacon of Bath
Succeeded by
Charles Abel Moysey

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