Thom's Irish Who's Who/Hobson, Ven. Edward Waller


HOBSON, Ven. Edward Waller, M.A. (T.C.D.), Archdeacon of Armagh from 1915; formerly Chaplain to Lord Lieut. of Ireland; Chaplain to Lord Primate of All Ireland; Librarian of the Public Library, Armagh, from 1915. Educ.: Atherstone School, Warwickshire; Royal School, Dungannon; Trinity College, Dublin; University (ex-Royal Scholar, ex-University Scholar, First Honours and Silver Medallist). Curate of The Manners Church, Kingstown, Co. Dublin, 1876-78; Portadown, 1878-1881; Rector of Moy, Co. Tyrone 1881-95; Rector of Derryloran (Cookstown) 1895-96; Portadown, 1896-1915; son of late Canon John Meade Hobson M.A.; b. 1851; m. 1891, Frances Maria dau. of late Robert Westley Hall-Dare, D.L., J.P., of Newtownbarry. Recn: reading. Res.: Armagh.