Fonds - Rev. Edward Murphy fonds

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Rev. Edward Murphy fonds

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  • 1803-1870 (Creation)
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    Murphy, Edward

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1 cm of textual records

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Edward Murphy (ca. 1803-1832), Catholic priest, was born in Wexford, Ireland. He studied for the priesthood at St. Patrick's College, Carlow, and was ordained a priest in the chapel of the college in 1829. He was invited to come to the Vicariate Apostolic of Newfoundland by Bishop Michael Anthony Fleming.

Rev. Murphy arrived in Newfoundland in September 1831. He died in St. John's 6 June 1832 and was interred in the cemetery on Long's Hill.

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Fonds consists of records related to Rev. James Murphy, including baptismal certificate and canonical papers of ordination and pastoral appointments. Fonds also includes newspaper clippings and printed material related to his life.

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  • English

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Bishop Michael Anthony Fleming fonds

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Draft

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Partial

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Created - May 1, 2013

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  • English

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