Leslie Lawrenson

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Leslie Robert Lawrenson (July 25, 1902 - 1978[1]) was Dean of Derry[2] from 1946 until 1967.

Born in 1902, he was educated at Trinity College, Dublin and ordained in 1926.[3] Hayes was a curate at Derry Cathedral, the rector of Donegal from 1930 to 1938 and then of Conwal and Leck[4] until his appointment to the deanery.


  1. ^ Clergy of Derry and Raphoe. Ulster Historical Foundation. 1999. p. 257. 
  2. ^ Belfast Cathedral
  3. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76 London: Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-200008-X p576
  4. ^ "The Parish of Conwall, Aughawawshin, and Leck" Lawrenson,L.R:1944
Church of Ireland titles
Preceded by
Richard King
Dean of Derry
Succeeded by
George Fitzgerald Good