Henry Lyster

The Very Rev. Henry Cameron Lyster, MA (12 February 1862[1] – 30 July 1932[2]) was Dean of Ferns from 1926 until his death.

Lyster was educated at Trinity College, Dublin and ordained in 1886.[3] After curacies in Hillsborough, Downpatrick and Dublin he became the incumbent at Enniscorthy in 1895. He was Treasurer of Ferns Cathedral from 1914 until his appointment as Dean.[4]


  1. “Memorials of an Ancient House: A History of the Family of Lyster” Denny, H.L.L p93: Edinburgh: Ballantyne, Hanson & Co, 1913
  2. IPG
  3. Crockford's Clerical Directory 1929/30 p819: Oxford, OUP, 1929
  4. LYSTER, Very Rev. Henry Cameron’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2014; online edn, Oxford University Press, 2014 ; online edn, April 2014 accessed 28 Aug 2014
Church of Ireland titles
Preceded by
Thomas Brownell Gibson
Dean of Ferns
Succeeded by
William Gibson
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