Fonds - Rev. Patrick Burke fonds

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Rev. Patrick Burke fonds

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  • 1819-1849 (Creation)
    Burke, Patrick

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2 cm of textual records

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Patrick Burke (1819-1849), Catholic priest, was born in Cahir, County Tipperary, Ireland, in 1819, the son of Edward Burke. He was brother of Rev. Thomas and Michael Burke of Waterford.

Rev. Burke was ordained a priest in the Holy Trinity Cathedral, Waterford, Ireland, by Bishop Foran in 1845 for work in the Newfoundland mission.

Following his arrival in Newfoundland, Rev. Burke was appointed as curate in Holy Trinity Parish, Ferryland. He died in Ferryland on 27 April 1849.

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Fonds consists of correspondence and newspaper clippings related to the life and activities of Rev. Patrick Burke.

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Created - April 22, 2013

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  • English

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