File 4 - Books of Quest

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IE CA CS/3/3/4


Books of Quest


  • c.1964-1975 (Creation)

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31 items; Bound volume; Manuscript

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Quest books of Fr. Henry Anglin OFM Cap., Fr. Gerard Joyce OFM Cap. and Br. Ignatius Murphy OFM Cap., questors, Capuchin Friary, Church Street. Entries in the books are made under the headings of street (mainly Dublin City), persons, family or business occupying the dwelling and the annual amount donated. Occasional reference is made to the dates of the quest and to the presence of a ‘non-Catholic’ family on a particular street. In one particular book, Fr. Henry drew a sketch map of the area which he was assigned (Dublin Southeastern Area) and included an index of streets, quays and businesses thereon. Another book has an insert of an appeal made by the Capuchin friars on behalf of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. Dec. 1964.

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