CollectionCardinal MacRory Archive
Collection DescriptionNote: (a) The Archive of His Eminence Cardinal MacRory, Archbishop of Armagh from 1928-1945, includes the archive of his Down and Connor episcopate 1915-1928 (b) Thus for the period 1915-1924 it may be necessary to consult the archive of Cardinal Logue; (c) and for the period 1924-1927 it may be necessary to consult the archive of Cardinal O'Donnell.

Material relating to the Hierarchy, Folder number 1, Emigration, 1937-1939, includes:

Letter, 3 January 1937, of Most Reverend Peter E. Amigo, Bishop of Southwark, addressed to his Eminence Cardinal MacRory, - 'Archbishop Hinsley has asked me to write to you and I do so with great pleasure. He is very anxious about the spread of Communism here and about the danger to Irish girls who come to London in good numbers. I pointed out to him that such subjects and many others could be dealt with much more powerfully if we were working with the Irish Hierarchy.

AccessThe material in this repository is privately held. Access to this material is limited and at the discretion of the Diocesan Secretary. To have your application for access considered please write, giving precise details of your research project, to the address provided.
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.