Abraham Dawson (Dean of Dromore)

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The Very Rev. Abraham Dawson, M.A. was Dean of Dromore[1] from 1894[2] until his death on 20 November 1905.[3]

The son of a doctor, he was born in Dungannon in 1826 and educated at Trinity College, Dublin from 1844.[4] He was ordained in 1851 and began his career at Christ Church, Belfast. After being rector of Knocknamuckley (1857) and Seagoe (1879) parishes, he became Rural Dean of Dromore in 1886, and it's Archdeacon in 1892.

He is buried with his family in Knocknamuckley graveyard.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, John Phillips, 1900
  2. ^ "ECCLESIASTICAL INTELLIGENCE" The Morning Post (London, England), Thursday, May 31, 1894; pg. g; Issue 38056
  3. ^ Obituary The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Nov 22, 1905; pg. 14; Issue 37871
  4. ^ "Alumni Dublinense, A register of the Students, Graduates, Professors and Provosts of Trinity College, in the University of Dublin 1593-1846"
Church of Ireland titles
Preceded by
Theophilus Campbell
Dean of Dromore
1894–1905
Succeeded by
Robert O'Loughlin