Henry Pakenham

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Henry Pakenham (August 24, 1787; December 26, 1863) was Dean of St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin[1] from 1843 until his death.[2]

The 9th child and 5th son of Edward Michael Pakenham, 2nd Baron Longford he was educated at Trinity College, Dublin. [3] His sister was the wife of the 1st Duke of Wellington.[4]


  1. ^ "Bengal Catholic Herald" Vol VIIIp195: Calcutte; P.S D'Rozario & Co; 1845
  2. ^ Ireland(FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT The Times (London, England), Monday, Dec 28, 1863; pg. 5; Issue 24753
  3. ^ "Alumni Dublinenses : a register of the students, graduates, professors and provosts of Trinity College in the University of Dublin (1593-1860)Burtchaell,G.D/Sadlier,T.U p650: Dublin, Alex Thom and Co, 1935
  4. ^ Richard Holmes (2002). Wellington: The Iron Duke. London: Harper Collins. pp. 284–285. ISBN 0-00-713750-8.