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The Venerable Arthur Mahon of Cavetown c.1716-1788) graduated from Trinity College, Dublin University in 1737 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.). 

He held the office of Archdeacon of Elphin in 1743. On 16 July 1748, he married Henrietta Downes dau. of the Rt. Rev. Robert Downes (d.1763) Bishop of Ferns and Leighlin.

The Revd. Arthur Mahon, Archdeacon of Elphin, is presented to the living of the Parish St. Nicholas Within, in the room of the Revd. Doctor John Wynne, who has resigned. [Pue's Occurrences - Saturday 30 September 1749]​

In 1814 he is recorded at Cavetown in Leet's Directory

He was succeeded by his only son, Robert Mahon of Cavetown (d. 1808). ​



Additional Information
Date of Birth 1716 (circa)  
Date of Death 1788  
Associated Building (s) Cavetown House CROGHAN, St. Mary's Cathedral ELPHIN, Strokestown House  
Mother (First Name/s and Maiden) Catherine Gore of Newtown Gore Co Mayo VIEW SOURCE
Father (First Name/s and Surname) The Rev. Peter Mahon of Cavetown, Dean of Elphin VIEW SOURCE
Townland born Cavetown, Croghan, Boyle, Co Roscommon  
Spouse (First Name/s and Maiden/Surname) married Henrietta Downes, daughter of Rt. Rev. Robert Downes, on 16 July 1748 VIEW SOURCE
Names of Children Robert Mahon of Cavetown (d. 1808). ​  
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