Christopher Butson (priest)

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Christopher Henry Gould Butson was an eminent Irish Anglican priest.[1]

Butson was the son of an Archdeacon of Clonfert, The Ven. James Strange Butson;[2] and was educated at Trinity College, Dublin. He was the Rector of Clontarf and then the Dean of Kilmacduagh from 1874[3] until his death on 13 June 1892.[4]


  1. ^ “The book of dignities” Ockerley, H: London, W.H. Allen and Co., 1890
  2. ^ “The county families of the United Kingdom” (Volume ed.59, p57) Walford, E: London : R. Hardwicke, 1919
  3. ^ “Fasti ecclesiae Hibernicae : the succession of the prelates and members of the Cathedral bodies of Ireland” Cotton,H: Dublin : James Charles & Son, 1878
  4. ^ Deaths. The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Jun 22, 1892; pg. 1; Issue 33671.