CollectionMost Reverend Patrick Curtis Archive

Full lists of these papers are available in the archives.

The archive of the Most Rev. Patrick Curtis, Archbishop and Primate of All Ireland 1819-1832. These papers are divided into I. Hierarchy; II. Government; III. Political; IV. Education; V. Most Rev. Patrick Curtis; VI. Religious; VII. Miscellaneous.

I. Hierarchy: Includes folder 3 Marriage Dispensations, for example,
January 1831, letter of Rev. James Marron, Tallanstown, addresses to Most Rev. Dr Curtis, regarding dispensation requested by Miss Coleman.

IV. Education: Includes 23 July 1831 Letter of Mrs B. Moran addressed to Most Rev. Dr Curtis 'with most profound respect I received your Grace's paternal letter. With filial confidence I beg your Grace will pardon my delay in replying to the subject of it; I have read it for the professed sisters - we each have the sincerest and most ardent wish of conforming to whatever could give your Grace pleasure'. Considers that Sister Gernon should undergo the full period of probation, Sister Mary Jane's relatives unable to give her the required dowry for some time to come. 'We remonstrated with her aunt and remarked to her that Your Grace was very desirous of it'.

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Repository NameArmagh Diocesan Archive (RC)
AddressAra Coeli Cathedral Road Armagh
UK Postal CodeBT61 7QY
Telephone+44 28-3752-2045
Repository Web Address
CommentThe information listed from this repository was extracted in the late 1990s from lists available in the archives. The lists were compiled by staff of Armagh Diocesan Archive and we are grateful for their assistance. Due to time constraints not all items in this repository were examined individually.