Item 14 - Bishop Cary-Elwes to Fr Campbell: Litterae Testimoles for completion

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GB ARCHON 2913 PA03-01-02-14


Bishop Cary-Elwes to Fr Campbell: Litterae Testimoles for completion


  • 25 July 1928 (Creation)

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(5 February 1868 (born) to 1 May 1932 (died))

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Born: Nice, France on 5 February 1868
Parents: Valentine Dudley Henry Cary Elwes & (second) wife Alice Geraldine née Ward
Ordained: 30 May 1896
Bishop: Diocese of Northampton from 21 November 1921 to 1 May 1932; consecration 15 December 1921 [principal consecrator was Cardinal Francis Bourne, Archbishop of Westminster, and the principal co-consecrators were Bishop Arthur Doubleday of Brentwood and Bishop Thomas Dunn of Nottingham]
Dies: 1 May 1932, aged 64,
Buried: Great Billing, Northamptonshire

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RCDEA Archives

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A blank form with one name inserted "Edwardus Fleming" - it is a testimonial stating that there is no known impediment as to why he should not be admitted to English Congregation of Benedictines.
manuscript annotation: "Sent on Certificate only own form to Fr Campbell, Beccles, to be forwarded to Abbot Kimberley is all is right. July 24/28."

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