Joseph Abbott (Irish priest)

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Joseph William Abbott was Dean of Leighlin from 1912 until 1939.[1]

Bolton was educated at Trinity College, Dublin and ordained deacon in 1876 and priest in 1876. He began his ecclesiastical career with a curacy in Bilboa. He held incumbencies in Old Leighlin, Tullow and Kiltennel.

He died on 25 April 1939.[2]


  1. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory p1 Oxford, OUP, 1929
  2. ^ Obituary The Times (London, England), Thursday, Apr 27, 1939; pg. 21; Issue 48290