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Frs Ernest Mackey SJ and Michael Garahy SJ travelling to South Africa

A file relating to two Irish Jesuit missionaries Frs Ernest Mackey SJ and Michael Garahy SJ who travelled to South Africa to conduct a mission in honour of the centenary celebrations in the Vicariate of the Western Districts of the Cape of Good Hope.

MacSherry, Hugh, 1852-1940, Roman Catholic Bishop

Material relating to Fr Daniel Byrne SJ

A file relating to Fr Daniel Byrne SJ concerning his entry to the Society of Jesus (1938) and his death following a car accident in Northern Rhodesia in 1964.

Irish Vice-Province of the Society of Jesus, 1830-

Material relating to Fr Patrick J Benson SJ

A file relating to Patrick J. Benson, member of the Chikuni Mission who died in 1970. Includes documents relating to his entry to the Society in 1942.

Irish Vice-Province of the Society of Jesus, 1830-

Material relating to the property at Duntryleague, Orange, New South Wales

A file relating to Duntryleague, Orange, a property belonging to the Dalton family and the location of the new Novitiate. Includes: handwritten letter from Fr John S Bourke, St Patrick's College SJ, Grey Street, East Melbourne, to Irish Fr Provincial John Fahy SJ on issues such as: school results; vocations; the community spirit at St Patrick's College, ‘a happy family’; finances; the Archbishop of Melbourne and his wish for a reception for the Papal Legate; the choice of a new novitiate - give a trial to Dalton Estate, Duntryleague, Orange, New South Wales…the Bishop of Bathurst refused us permission to go to Orange ,'Now I think we should sell the property. Whatever sentimental reasons there may have been for holding it to please the Dalton's - must now I think be overruled.' (2 December 1928, 6pp). Includes typewritten account of the Dalton Estate by Fr Sullivan (14 March 1929) and handcoloured map of Duntryleague, Orange, New South Wales (the Dalton property).

Bourke, John Stephen, 1876-1969, Jesuit priest

Sale of plot of ground in the Parish of Bradden

Parties:
John Taubman, Proprietor of the Estate of the Nunnery, Parish of Kirk Bradden and Rev. Myles MacPharlan.

Property:
Plot of ground in the Parish of Bradden, part of the estate of the Nunnery on the high road from Douglas to Castletown to be used as a site for a Roman Catholic chapel.

Terms & Conditions:
In consideration of a sum of five shillings and the reserved rent of one shilling.

Statement by Fr Matthew Gahan SJ on his decision to go to the Isle of Man

Statement and a copy of a statement by Fr Matthew Gahan SJ describing the events surrounding his decision to go to the Isle of Man to administer to the Catholic population on the island and his work on the island. Lists names of people who supported him financially and the amounts paid.

Gahan, Matthew, 1782-1837, Jesuit priest

Title for the property at 'Ellangowan'

Copy of abstract of title of property known as ‘Ellangowan’ situated in the old village of Stepney within the municipality of St Peter’s, Adelaide. A notice concerning the laying of the foundation stone of the school. Refers to the transfer of the estate to Manresa Society Incorporated of Norwood. Document sent by E. M. Heuzenroder to Fr John Ryan SJ, St Ignatius, Richmond, Australia. Includes leaflet promoting the laying of the foundation stone of the school church of the Holy Name, Ellangown, St. Peter’s.

Irish Jesuit Mission to Australia, 1865-1931

Value of the late Fr Gahan's property

Document drawn up by J. O'Shaughnessy estimating the value of the late Fr Gahan's property and the amount of money due, out of his estate, to the Jesuit Fathers in Ireland.

O'Shaughnessy, James