Robert Foley (priest)

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Robert Foley was Dean of Worcester from his installation on 31 January 1778 until his death on 8 January 1783.[1]

The brother of the first Baron Foley, he was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge.[2] He was ordained in 1745; and held incumbencies at Newent and Kingham. During his years as Dean he also held the Mastership of St Oswald's Hospital.[3]


  1. ^ British History On-line
  2. ^ Venn Database
  3. ^ ”Bishops & Deans of Worcester” Green,B: Worcester, Worcester Cathedral, 1979
Church of England titles
Preceded by
William Digby
Dean of Worcester
Succeeded by
St Andrew St John