Thomas Stewart Townsend (1800–1852) was an Irish [1 ] Anglican bishop in the Church of Ireland in the 19th century. [2 ]
He was successively
Dean of Lismore and Dean of Waterford in 1850.
He also became
Bishop of Meath in 1850. and died in post in [3 ] Malaga on 16 September 1852. His Times obituary noted that “by his death the system of national education has lost an earnest advocate”. [4 ] [5 ]
References [ edit ]
^ “A New History of Ireland”, Moody, T.M; Martin, F.X; Byrne, F.J; Cosgrove, F: Oxford Oxford University Press, 1976, ISBN 0-19-821745-5
^ “History of the Diocese of Meath”, Healy, J., Dublin, Association for promoting Christian Knowledge, 1908
^ IRELAND . The Morning Post (London, England), Tuesday, September 30, 1852; pg. 3; Issue 24579. 19th Century British Library Newspapers: Part II.
^ The Times, Thursday, Sep 30, 1852; pg. 8; Issue 21234; col A Ireland. (From our own correspondent.)