William Jackson (Dean of Killala)

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William Jackson was an Anglican priest in Ireland during the 19th century.[1]

Jackson was born in Mayo, County Mayo and educated at Trinity College, Dublin.[2] He was ordained in 1834[3] and his first post was a curacy in Headford. He was the incumbent at Castleconner from 1866 and Dean of Killala from 1872, holding both post until his death in 1885.[4]


  1. ^ NUI Galway
  2. ^ "Alumni Dublinenses p434: a register of the students, graduates, professors and provosts of Trinity College in the University of Dublin (1593–1860)Burtchaell, G.D/Sadlier, T.U: Dublin, Alex Thom and Co, 1935
  3. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1885 p636: London; Horace Cox; 1885
  4. ^ Freeman's Journal (Dublin, Ireland), Friday, August 21, 1885