William Gibson (Dean of Ferns)

The Very Rev. William Gibson, BA was Dean of Ferns from 1932 until 1936.

Gibson was educated at the Royal University of Ireland and ordained in 1893.[1] After a curacy at Saint Martin, Jersey he became the incumbent at Ballycarney. After this he was Vicar of Adamstown then Rector of New Ross[2] until his appointment as Dean.


  1. 'Ecclesiastical intelligence' Belfast News-Letter (Belfast, Ireland), Monday, January 9, 1893; Issue 24187
  2. Crockford's Clerical Directory 1929/30 p484: Oxford, OUP, 1929
Church of Ireland titles
Preceded by
Henry Lyster
Dean of Ferns
Succeeded by
Alfred Forbes
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