Richard Bernard (Dean of Leighlin)

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Richard Boyle Bernard (4 September 1787- 2 March 1850[1]) was an MP and Dean of Leighlin in the Nineteenth century.[2]

Bernard was educated at St John's College, Cambridge and ordained in 1815. He became Rector of Glenkeen in 1820; and Dean of Leighlin in 1822.[3] He was MP for Bandon Bridge from 1812 to 1815.


  1. ^ Ireland (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.). The Times (London, England), Wednesday, 6 March 1850; pg. 8; Issue 20429
  2. ^ History of Parliament on-line
  3. ^ " Fasti Ecclesiae Hibernicae" Cotton,H: Dublin, Hodges & Smith, 1868

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
George Tierney
Member of Parliament for Bandon
Succeeded by
William Sturges Bourne