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John GARTER   840   Baptised: John   House: E      Died: 22 Nov 1650   at La Celle   
Clothed: 1639   Professed: 1640         
Anselm TOUCHET   2199   Baptised: George   House: G      Died: 22 Nov 1689   
Professed: 1644         
Missions: Somerset House 1671 –
Denis WAREHAM   2288   Baptised: John   House: D      Died: 22 Nov 1763   at Lambspring   
         
Alias: WENHAM
Leo SPAIN   2057   Baptised: Henry   House: G   Born: 22 Feb 1790   Died: 22 Nov 1850,  aged: 60.9   at Lommelet, Lille   
Professed: 1808            Educ: Actn
Missions: St Peter's Liverpool 1815 – Birtley 1815 –
Margaret MACDONALD   1396   House: H   Born: 3 Dec 1882   in Inverness   Died: 22 Nov 1956,  aged: 73.11   
Clothed: 2 Feb 1915   Professed: 17 Feb 1916         
Bede BURGE   323   Baptised: Frederick   House: L   Born: 15 May 1911   in Wimbledon   Died: 22 Nov 1960,  aged: 49.6   at Gilling   cause Heartattck   Buried at: Ampleforth
Clothed: 27 Oct 1933   Professed: 29 Oct 1934   Sol.Prof: 29 Oct 1937   Ordained: 21 Jul 1940      Educ: Amplef
Missions: – St Louis 1957 –
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Andrew MCDONNELL   2724   Baptised: Rory   House: B   Born: 13 Mar 1870   Died: 22 Nov 1960,  aged: 90.8   
Clothed: 13 Nov 1888   Professed: 30 Nov 1889   Sol.Prof: 8 Dec 1892      
Father: Duncan :  Mother: Margaret   née McDonald
Alias: MACDONELL
Notes: Clothing record (Downside FA14-6 p96) in a fine hand, flourishes. Simple Profession doc.(p107) says he was from Dalcataig.
In or about 1912, he came to Canada and served as a parish priest in Ladysmith, British Columbia. During the First World War, he was a chaplain with the Canadian forces and was decorated with the Military Cross. After the war, he devoted both time and energy to the re-settlement of Scottish Catholics in Canada, mainly in Alberta.(G.Wright, Ottawa, Aug 2006)
Sigebert TRAFFORD   2208   Baptised: Raphael Henry   House: G      in Wroxham, Norfolk   Died: 22 Nov 1976   at Gorey, Ireland   
Clothed: 1905   Professed: 1906      Ordained: 1912   
Father: Edward :  Mother: Eleanor   née Petre   Educ: Downside    Office: Headmaster 1918-34, Abbot 1938-46     Congregation: President 1939-41
Notes: By special arrnagment, he recieved the literal Westminster succession (clothing from Buckley) from Fr Aloysius Wilkinson (E) 11 Dec 1905, q.v. (Belmont Clothing Book vol C n.61, 'Clothed by Fr Aloysius Wilkinson at St Joseph, Weston-super-Mare, delegated by Abbot Ford'. In Downside Review 5 (1905) 291-297), Abbot Cuthbert Butler gives the details of this, the sole descent of 'it'.
As President, had success in dealing with Government over call-up of Religious in second World War.
Anne O'REILLY   2838   Baptised: Christobel   House: H   Born: 18 Dec 1919   in Dublin   Died: 22 Nov 1999,  aged: 79.11   
Clothed: 6 Oct 1953   Professed: 1954   Sol.Prof: 11 Oct 1957      
Notes: At closure 1983 went to Glencairn, Ireland (Cistercians): sol. prof 7 Oct 1986. (M.Butler p390 says died 23 Nov: Pearce says 22)
Edith STREET   2096   House: C   Born: 13 Apr 1911   Died: 22 Nov 2004,  aged: 93.7   
Clothed: 10 Mar 1953   Professed: 12 Mar 1954   Sol.Prof: 12 Jun 1957