William Bourchier

William Chadwick Bourchier (28 February 1852 – 24 June 1924)[1] was Dean of Cashel from 1916 to 1924.[2]

He was educated at Portora Royal School and Trinity College, Dublin and ordained in 1879.[3] His first post was as a Curate of Wellingborough after which he was Domestic Chaplain to the Marquess Camden at Bayham Abbey. In 1883 he took a second curacy in Dover.[4] He was a Chaplain in the Royal Navy [5] and its dockyards from 1885[6] until his appointment as Dean.[7] He is buried in Knockainy churchyard.[8]


  1. Obituary. The Dean Of Cashel The Times (London, England), Friday, Jun 27, 1924; pg. 16; Issue 43689
  2. “A New History of Ireland” Moody,T.W; Martin,F.X; Byrne,F.J;Cosgrove,A: Oxford, OUP, 1976 ISBN 0-19-821745-5
  3. ‘ECCLESIASTICAL NEWS’ Liverpool Mercury etc (Liverpool, England), Tuesday, March 11, 1879; Issue 9721
  4. “The Records of Rochester” Fielding,C.H: Dartford, Snowden Brothers, 1910
  5. London Gazette
  6. Multiple News Items Nottinghamshire Guardian (London, England), Friday, May 08, 1885; pg. 6; Issue 2085
  7. ‘BOURCHIER, Very Rev. William Chadwick’, 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 30 April 2014
  8. Historic Graves
Church of Ireland titles
Preceded by
Robert Jones Sylvester Devenish
Dean of Cashel
Succeeded by
Joseph Talbot
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