Dom Alphege Shehheare, O.S.B.
Dom Alphege Shebbeare, O.S.D.• formerly organist of Downside Abbey. died at Twyford Abbey last Sunday. aged 82.
Born in 1875, he was educated at Blackheath School, and in 1899 became otganist and choirmaster of the church of the Society of St. John the Evangelist, Cowley (the Anglican Cowley Fathers). He was received into the Church in 1905, and was ordained priest at Downside in 1914. He collaborated in the preparation of the "Cowley Carol Book" and the -Westminster Hymnal,' and was the composer of the "Downside School Song Book." "The Hindlej, Children's Mass,' and "The Gregorian Organist."
Fr. Cuthbert Meyer, S.J.
Fr. Cuthbert Meyer, S.J., died at St. Beuno's College, St. Asaph, on Wednesday last week, aged 89.
Born at Hammersmith in 1868, he was educated at Mount St. Mary's College, Spinkhill. before joining the Society of Jesus. In 1902, he was ordained priest at Milltown Park, Dublin, and then sailed for South Africa where he was on the staff of St. Aidatfe College, Grahamstown, until 1911, when he returned to England to become assistant priest at St. Mary's on the Quay. Bristol. In 1915 he became a military chaplain, serving for six months in Boulogne and then in Egypt, where he was mentioned in despatches. tic was reappointed to St. Mary's on the Quay in 1919, becoming parish priest and superior in I 924.
In 1934 he became Spiritual Father at Beaumont College, which was followed in 1936 by three years on the church staff at Farm Street. He became minister at St. Michael's College, Leeds, early in 1939, and then, when the college was evacuated, he was transferred to the Sacred Heart, Leeds. He was retired to St. Beuno's College in 1940, but three years later became Spiritual Father and an gssistant priest at St. Ignatius', Stamfbrd Hill, being posted to Manresa College, Roehampton, in 1947, where his main work consisted in the giving of retreats. Since 1957, he has been living in retirement at St. Beuno's College.
Galion Patrick Barry
Canon Patrick Barry, parish priest of Holy Cross. Bedminster. Bristol. died on Monday, aged 54.
Born in Co. Cork, he was educated at St. John's College, Waterford. After he was ordained in 1929, he was appointed an assistant priest at the Pro-Cathedral, Clifton. In 1935, he was appointed parish priest of St. Gerard Majella's, Knowle. Bristol, and sixteen years later he moved to the neighbouring parish of Holy Cross.
Brother Colman Carrigan, F.S.C.
Brother Colman Carrigan, F.S.C., of the De La Salle Grammar School, St. Helen's, collapsed and died last Saturday. aged 69. A native of Tipperary, he entered the novitiate of the De La Salle Brothers in Ireland in his early twenties. His first teaching appointment was at Kennington. and in 1920 he was transferred to the grammar school at St Helen's, where he spent the rest of his life except for a short period at Blackheath, London. He taught mathematics to the juniors and was a keen sportsman.
Professor Francis dc Zulucta
Professor Francis de Zulueta, Regius Professor of Civil Law at Oxford from 1919 to 1948 and since then Professor Emeritus, died in London on Thursday last week. aged 79. Francisco Maria Jose de Zulueta was born in 1878 in the Spanish Embassy at London, being therefore a Spaniard by birth. He was educated at Beaumont, at the Oratory School. Edgbaston, Birmingham, and at New College, Oxford, where he obtained a triple first in Classical Moderations, Greats, and Jurisprudence. He was elected to a Prize Fellowship of Merton; in 1903 he won the Vinerian Law Scholarship, and in 1907 he returned to New College as a tutorial fellow, holding the post of All Souls Reader in .Roman Law from 1912 to 1917.
When the 1914-1918 war broke out, he took out naturalization papers and was commissioned in The Worcestershire Regiment, In 1919, he was appointed to the Regius Chair of Civil Law, which had fallen vacant during the war. He was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 1928, and an honorary Fellow of Merton in 1938. From 1919 to 1948 he was Fellow of All Souls, and Sub-Warden from 1934 to 1936.
Professor Jonathan Tate, M.A., Litt.D.
Professor Jonathan Tate, M.A., Litt.D., Professor of Greek in the University of Sheffield, died on January 1, aged 58. Born in Belfast in 1899. he gained U double First in Classics and Philosophy at Trinity College,, Dublin, After a period of six years on the staff of Queen's University, Belfast, he was lecturer in Greek at St. Andrews from 1929 to 1945, when he was appointed to the Chair of Greek at Sheffield. A convert, he was received into the Church in 1930. and was an oblate O.S.B. ; he was also very active in Catholic Action in Sheffield for years past.
Sir Henry Lynch
Sir Henry Joseph Lynch, F.R.G.S., F.Z.S., F.R.H.S., died recently in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, aged 79. Hc was the senior partner of Davidson. Pullen. Rio de Janeiro. and an ex-president of the Chamber of Commerce, Brazil,
The Captain of Dunstaffnage
Angus John Campbell. 2001 hereditary Captain of Dunstaffnage, Chief ot the Clan Aonghas an Daum. died on Thursday last week, aged 69.
Born in 1888, he was received into the Church in 1909 He became a Knight of Malta in 1927, and was appointed a Privy Chamberlain of Sword and Cape in 1933. He was a member of the Royal Bodyguard for Scotland and an honorary Sheriff Substitute for Argyll.