CollectionPapers of Dr Edward Nolan, Bishop of Kildare & Leighlin
Collection DescriptionDr Edward Nolan (c 1793-1837) was born in Tullow, Co. Carlow to James Nolan and Mary née Moore. He was educated at Carlow College, St Patrick’s (1804-11), and thereafter at Maynooth, and was ordained in 1819. He was on the staff of Carlow College (1819-1834) and was appointed Bishop of Kildare & Leighlin in 1834, succeeding Dr James Doyle. Dr Nolan caught typhus while on visitation in his diocese and died on 14 October 1837. (
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ReferenceBox 10 File EN.1837/

05: February 1836 M. Sweetman, Clane to Bishop Edward Nolan proposed convent, difficulties with Rev. Mr Kearney.

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Transferred by the Diocese of Kildare and Leighlin. The Delany Archive's reference code for this collection is KL/EN.

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Repository NameDelany Archive
AddressDelany Archive Trust Carlow College St Patrick’s College Street Carlow
EircodeR93 A003
Telephone(059) 915-3200
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