Page 14, 28th October 1938

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Organisations: Order
Locations: Toronto, London, Rome


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Dom Charles Hannigan,


We regret to record the death of Fr. Charles Hannigan, C.R.L., who died at the Priory, Swanage, on October 21, at the age of 67, Fr. Hannigan entered the Novitiate of the Canons Regular of the Lateran at Bodmin, and after profession, completed his theological studies in Rome. On his return to England he filled various offices in the Order and was engaged in parochial duties in Cornwall, Everingham (Yorks) and London.

During the Great War he was Naval Chaplain, first at Rosyth and then at Toronto.

Fr. Hannigan was the first priest in charge of the parish of West Green, Tottenham, when that district was constituted a parish by Cardinal Bourne. Having been incapacitated by a stroke some four years ago, Fr. Hannigan spent the last term of his life in retirement at Swanage.

At the Solemn Requiem on October 24. the Right. Rev. Abbot Smith, C.R.L., was the celebrant. The chant of the Mass was impressively rendered by the assisting

clergy. Among those present were Fr. Corr, C.R.L., parish priest of Swanage. Canon James Ketele, of Weymouth, and many members of the Order.

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