Fonds - Rev. Edward Francis Curran fonds

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Rev. Edward Francis Curran fonds

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  • 1873 predominant, 1900-1912 (Creation)
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    Curran, Edward Francis

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1 cm of textual records

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Edward Francis Curran (1873-1912), Catholic priest, was born at St. John's, Newfoundland, on 18 September 1873, the son of Mary Ann (Gaule) and John Curran. Curran was killed on 27 January 1912, in an explosion of acetylene gas, while attending his auxiliary power engine. He is buried in Belvedere Cemetery, St. John's.

Curran was educated St. Bonaventure's College, St. John's (1884-90), and completed his studies for the priesthood at Concliffe College, Ireland (1891-99). During the las year of his programme of studies, he attended the Canadian College at Rome (1899-1900).

Curran was ordained in Dublin by Archbishop Walsh on 15 October 1900. Following his return to the Diocese of St. John's, Rev. Edward F. Curran was appointed as a curate in Holy Trinity Parish, Torbay (1900-12); he resided at Pouch Cove until his accidental death in 1912.

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Fonds consists of records related to Rev. Edward Francis Curran, including parish appointments. Fonds also includes newspaper clippings, and printed material related to his life.

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  • English
  • Latin

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All canonical documents are in Latin. No translation available.

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Bishop Michael Francis Howley fonds

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Created - May 1, 2013

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  • English

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