Francis Metcalf Watson was Dean of Leighlin from 1868 until 1876.
He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin and was the incumbent at Leighlinbridge. He died on 3 December 1876.
- ^ THE ESTABLISHED CHURCH The Belfast News-Letter (Belfast, Ireland), Tuesday, March 24, 1868; Issue 34101
- ^ "Fasti ecclesiae Hibernicae : the succession of the prelates and members of the Cathedral bodies of Ireland" Cotton,H
- ^ Dippam
- ^ Births, Deaths, Marriages and Obituaries Freeman's Journal and Daily Commercial Advertiser (Dublin, Ireland), Thursday, December 14, 1876