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Barry, Patrick Rev OSB (1917-2016)

  • P609
  • Person
  • 1917-2016

Born in Wallasey, Cheshire, on 6 December 1917
Died on Sunday 21 February 2016
He went to school in Liverpool and then to Ampleforth College. From the school he joined the monastic community and was professed as a Benedictine monk on 23 September 1939. Following studies at St Benet's Hall at the University of Oxford, Fr Barry returned to Ampleforth and became school librarian and Senior Classics Master. In January 1954 he became Housemaster of St Wilfrid's House and Deputy Head. Ten years later, in September 1964, he was appointed Headmaster of Ampleforth College by Abbot Basil Hume. He also became Chairman of the Headmasters' Conference, anl association of Heads of the world's leading independent schools.
He was Headmaster until January 1980. On 5 April 1984, Fr Patrick Barry was elected the sixth Abbot of Ampleforth. He was re-elected in 1992, and retired from office in March 1997.

Brookes, John Rudesind Rev OBE MC TD OSB (1898-1984)

  • P687
  • Person
  • 1998-1984

1898: Born
1913: Convert
1925: Clothed
1931: Ordained
1944: Awarded Military Cross
1948-1953: Parish Priest at St Benet's, Beccles
1954-1966: RAF Chaplain
1956-1966: Headmaster, St Edmund’s College
1961: Awarded OBE
1966: Abbot of Sherborne
1966-1977: Procurator in Curia, Rome
1984: died

Biography: Wheatley, A. (ed.), Father Dolly The Guardsman Monk: the Memoirs of Captain the Right Reverend Dom Rudesind Brookes OBE MC TD OSB (London, 1983)

Butler, Basil Edward Christopher Rev OSB (1902-1986)

  • P491
  • Person
  • 1902-1986

1980: writing to Bishop Clark

Basil Butler was a convert to Roman Catholicism from Church of England.
He was a Roman Catholic priest, the 7th Abbot of Downside Abbey, one-time Abbot President of the English Benedictine Congregation, an auxiliary bishop of Westminster, an internationally respected scripture scholar, a consistent defender of the priority of the Gospel according to Matthew, and the pre-eminent English-speaking Council Father at the Second Vatican Council (1962–65).

Eggleston, Edmund Rev KGCO MA

  • P028
  • Person
  • Ordained 2-7-1994

Father Edmund joined the Diocese of East Anglia in September 1997, having previously been a member of the Order of Saint Benedict. He has served the following parishes and hospitals in the diocese:
1997-2001 Assistant priest in Bury St. Edmunds parish
2001-2003 Assistant priest in All Souls parish, Peterborough
1998-2003 Served hospital chaplaincy departments at West Suffolk Hospital NHS Trust and Peterborough District Hospital NHS Trust.
2003-2010 Parish Priest of Downham Market parish
2010 - Parish Priest of Woodbridge & Framlingham parish

Ford, Hugh Edmund Dom OSB (1851-1930)

  • P663
  • Person
  • 1851-1930

1851: born
pre 1889: Prior at Downside
1889-1894: first PP at Beccles
1900-1906: First Abbot of Downside Abbey
1930: died

Gowman, Martin Rev OSB

  • P009
  • Person
  • 2013

23-6-2007: Ordained
2012[?]-present [2021]: PP at St Benet's Beccles
2013: produced a parish newsletter

Green, Maurice Rev OSB

  • P506
  • Person
  • 1983

1983: Contacting Bishop Clark for permission to run a retreat for Anglican nuns in Walsingham

Guy, Robert Ephrem Dom (-1899)

  • P661
  • Person
  • 1885-1899

pre-1885: Abervagenny
1885: Arrives in Bungay
1887: writing to Bishop re Beccles mission
18891-1-2: died

Innes, M Benet Rev OSB

  • P681
  • Person
  • 1953-1959

1953-1959: PP at St Benet's, Beccles
1959: appointed to Liverpool

Sept 1953: Appointed to Beccles in succession to Rev Rudesind Brookes, OSB, who is leaving after six years and going to the Mediterranean area. Rev Innes has been in California for two years. Formerly he was a housemaster at Downside where he taught physics and biology. He is in his early forties.

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