Fonds - Rev. John Kinsella fonds

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Rev. John Kinsella fonds

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  • 1841-1871 (Creation)
    Kinsella, John

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1 cm of textual records

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John Kinsella (1839-1871), Catholic priest, was born at St. John's, Newfoundland, 9 September 1839, son of Mary (Ryan) and Patrick Kinsella. He studied for the priesthood at St. Bonaventure's College, St. John's, and was ordained a priest on 8 December 1866 in the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, St. John's, by Bishop John Thomas Mullock.

Following his ordination, Rev. Kinsella was appointed a curate in St. Patrick's Parish, Burin, with residence in St. Lawrence, Placentia West. He ministered in this parish from 1867 to 1871.

Rev. Kinsella died at St. Bonaventure's College residence, St. John's on 14 September 1871.

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Fonds consists of records related to Rev. John Kinsella, including his baptismal certificate and pastoral appointments. Fonds also includes newspaper clippings and printed material related to his life.

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  • English
  • Latin

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All canonical documents are in Latin. Translations are available.

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Bishop John Thomas Mullock fonds

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Created - April 24, 2013

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  • English

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