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Watson, Michael J, 1845-1931, Jesuit priest Melbourne
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Letter from Fr Michael Watson SJ concerning news about various members of the Australian Mission of the Irish Province who have died

Letter from Fr Michael Watson SJ, St Francis Xavier's College, Kew, near Melbourne, Australia to the Irish Novices concerning news about various members of the Australian Mission of the Irish Province who have died. They include Frs Aloysius Kranewitter, James Joyce, Bros. John O'Flynn, William Aloysius Wrigley, Michael Goodwin and Archbishop Steins.

Watson, Michael J, 1845-1931, Jesuit priest

Letters from Fr Michael J Watson SJ to irish Fr Provincial

  • IE IJA MSSN/AUST/246
  • File
  • 10 April 1873; 4 June 1881; 5 September 1884-4 January 1886; 21 May 1901
  • Part of Irish Jesuit Missions

A file of letters from Fr Michael J Watson SJ to Irish Fr Provincial. Includes a letter describing the voyage to Australia. Remarks 'I wish you could have seen Fr Nulty, S.J. at the end of our voyage. He allowed his beard to grow, as indeed did Father Hughes and myself but Father Nulty's grew to a surprising degree and presented a bushy and fierce appearance. How imposing he looked as he walked about the deck...' (10 April 1873, 4pp). Includes letters written as a Consultor for St Francis Xavier's College, Kew. Includes a letter remarking that Fr Sturzo SJ (Superior of the Mission) wishes to transfer the Novitiate to Kew (4 January 1886, 4pp).

Watson, Michael J, 1845-1931, Jesuit priest

Letters from Fr Michael J. Watson SJ, Australian Messenger of the Sacred Heart, St Patrick's College, Melbourne to Irish Fr Provincial

A file of letters from Fr Michael J. Watson SJ, Australian Messenger of the Sacred Heart, St. Patrick's College, Melbourne to Irish Fr Provincial. Includes a letter referring to the Irish Monthly and encouraging its continuance and advising how it should be run (15 October 1912, 2pp). Includes a letter referring to property in Athlone bequeathed him by his sister and the selling of this property (25 November 1913, 3pp).

Watson, Michael J, 1845-1931, Jesuit priest