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Previous Bishops and Deans of St Canice's Cathedral

Bishops of Ossory

1178 – Felix O’ Dullany
1202 – Hugh Rufus
1221 – Peter Malveisin
1231 – William de Kilkenny
1232 – Walter de Brackely
1244 – Geoffrey de Turville
1251 – Hugh de Mapilton
1260 – Geoffrey St Leger
1287 – Roger de Wexford
1289 – Michael de Exeter
1302 – William Fitzjohn
1318 – Richard de Ledrede
1361 – John de Tattenhall
1371 – Alexander Petit
1386 – Richard Northalis
1396 – Thomas Peverell
1399 – John Waltham
1406 – Thomas Snell
1417 – Patrick Foxe
1421 – Denis O’ Dea
1427 – Thomas Barry
1460 – David Hacket
1479 – John O’ Hedian
1487 – Oliver Cantwell
1527 – Milo Baron
1553 – John Bale
1567 – Christopher Gaffney
1577 – Nicholas Walshe
1586 – John Hosrfall
1610 – Richard Deane
1613 – Jonas Wheeler
1641 – Griffith Williams
1642 – David Rothe
1661 – Griffith Williams
1672 – John Parry
1677 – Benjamin Parry
1678 – Michael Ward
1680 – Thomas Otway
1693 – John Hartstonge
1714 – Sir Thomas Vesey, Bt.
1731 – Edward Tennison
1735 – Charles Este
1741 – Anthony Dopping
1743 – Michael Cox
1754 – Edward Maurice
1756 – Richard Pocock
1765 – Charles Dodgson
1775 – William Newcome
1779 – John Hotham
1782 – Lord William Beresford
1795 – Thomas Lewis O’ Beirne
1799 – Hugh Hamilton
1806 – John Kearney
1813 – Robert Fowle
1842 – James Thomas O’ Brien
1875 – Robert Samuel Gregg
1878 – Wm. Pakenham Walsh
1897 – John Baptist Crozier
1907 – Charles Fredk. D’ Arcy
1911 – John Henry Bernard
1915 – John Allen F. Gregg
1920 – John Godfrey F. Day
1938 – Ford Tichborne
1940 – John Percy Phair
1962 - Henry R. McAdoo
1977 - John W. Armstrong
1980 - Noel Vincent Willoughby
1977 - John Neill
2002 - Peter Barrett
2006 - Present Michael Burrows

Deans of the Cathedral


1265 – William de Bakepuz
1275 – Roger de Wexford
1292 – John Lupus
1319 – Nicholas Fitzjohn
1332 – Adam de Trillek
1351 – Thomas de Waverton
1389 – Michael de la Felde
1391 – Nicholas Edwardes
1403 – John Alhart
1407 – Patrick Fox
1412 – John Stafford
1417 – John Curke
1421 – Nicholas Haket
1436 – Thomas Byllian
1447 – Thomas Archer
1458 – William O’ Mulwarden
1471 – John Strang
1479 – Thomas Cantwell
1491 – Edward Comerford
1523 – William Comerford
1539 – James Cleere
1551 – James Bicton
1572 – Richard Johnston
1574 – William Johnston
1582 – David Cleere
1610 – John Todd
1612 – Barnaby Bolger
1617 – Absolem Gethin
1621 – Jenkyn Mayes
1626 – Edmund Warren
1661 – Thomas Ledsham
1666 – Daniel Neylan
1667 – Joseph Teate
1670 – Thomas Hill
1674 – Benjamin Parry
1675 – John Pooley
1702 – Robert Mossom
1747 – Robert Watts
1775 – John Lewis
1783 – Thomas Pack
1795 – Joseph Bourke
1843 – Charles Vignoles
1877 – Thomas Hare
1901 – James Lyons
1905 – Maurice Day
1908 – Thomas Edward Winder
1923 – John Percy Phair
1940 – James Henry Burrows
1950 – George Seaver

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