Item 15 - Bishop Brown to Bishop: Oblates of St Benedict

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GB ARCHON 2913 PA02-01-01-15

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Bishop Brown to Bishop: Oblates of St Benedict

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  • 3-2-1925 (Creation)

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1 page; 2 sides; headed; manuscript

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(1925)

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1925: Mentioned in letters re Oblates of St Benedict
Born 3 May 1862, Dundee ; Died 16 December 1951. Ordained as a priest in 1886. Member of the London School Board, elected for Southwark in 1897 and 1900. In 1924 he was appointed an Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Southwark and Titular Bishop of Pella.

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Pre 2018 holding: XNP1 Aldeburgh 43

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RCDEAA

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Bishop Brown confirms the Oblates of St Benedict are under a foundation of Abbot Egan. They will be in dire financial difficulty if they cannot sell their property (school, convent and grounds) according to Philip Fooks of Arnold Fooks & Co. Their problems arise from a new Secondary School opened by nuns at Chatham. Fr Nugent [PP?] thinks well of them.

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PA02

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127mm x 203mm

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Draft

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Minimal

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