Usher Tighe

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Hugh Usher Tighe (b Castletowndevlin 27 February 1802 – d Newtownstewart 11 August 1874)[1][2] was a Dean of the Church of England.[3][4]

He was educated at Corpus Christi College, Oxford and ordained deacon in 1826 and priest in 1827.[5] He began his ecclesiastical career with a curacy at Longbridge Deverill. After this he was the Rector of Clonmore [6] then a Chaplain to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.[7]


  1. ^ Births, Deaths, Marriages and Obituaries The Morning Post (London, England), Saturday, August 15, 1874; pg. 8; Issue 31864
  2. ^ “RELIGIOUS INTELLIGENCE” The Bury and Norwich Post, and Suffolk Herald (Bury Saint Edmunds, England), Tuesday, May 22, 1860; Issue 4065
  3. ^ NPG details
  4. ^ “IRELAND” Berrow's Worcester Journal (Worcester, England), Saturday, August 12, 1854; pg. 6; Issue 7916
  5. ^ Clergy Database
  6. ^ Genealogical website
  7. ^ “LORD DE GREY'S CHAPLAINS” The Morning Chronicle (London, England), Friday, October 29, 1841; Issue 22448
Church of Ireland titles
Preceded by
Richard Boyle Bernard
Dean of Leighlin
Succeeded by
James Lyster
Preceded by
Charles Augustus Vignoles
Deans of the Chapel Royal, Dublin
Succeeded by
Charles Graves
Preceded by
Richard Murray
Dean of Ardagh
Succeeded by
Augustus William West
Preceded by
Thomas Bunbury Gough
Dean of Derry
Succeeded by
Charles Seymour