Dodd's Peerage, Baronetage, and Knightage, 1841

OSSORY, FERNS, AND LEIGHLIN, BISHOP OF.

OSSORY, FERNS, AND LEIGHLIN, BISHOP of, Consecrated 1813.-ROBERT FOWLER, D.D., son of Robert Fowler, Archbishop of Dublin, by the eldest dau. and co-heir of Wm. Dealtry, Esq., of Gainsborough, Lincolnshire. Born 1765; mar. 1796, eldest dau. of Luke, 1st Visct. Mountjoy; was educated at Christ Church, Oxford; is patron of 92 livings; the diocese includes the counties of Carlow, Kilkenny, Queen's Co., Wexford, with parts of Wicklow and King's Co.; annual value, 4,902l. Residences-The Palace, Kilkenny 19, Merrion Square South, Dublin.