RepositoryJesuits in Britain Archives
Ref NoABSI/SJ/33
TitleFr Matthew Ingram SJ (1881-1941)
LevelSub fonds
DescriptionPresentation certificate given to Fr Ingram on his Silver Jubilee. There are no personal papers.
Admin_HistoryFr Matthew Ingram was born in Edinburgh on 3 January 1881 to a large family.

Whilst studying at Stonyhurst, Fr Ingram unsuccessfully applied to enter the Navy. On completion of his schooling he joined the Society of Jesus on 7 September 1899. As a scholastic he taught at Wimbledon College between 1905 and 1911. He studied theology at Milltown Park and was ordained priest in July 1914 at the Church of the Sacred Heart in Edinburgh. At the outbreak of the First World War, Fr Ingram was teaching at Stonyhurst College. In 1915 he went to France as an army chaplain. He was awarded the Military Cross in 1919.

After the war, Fr Ingram served as Subminister at Stonyhurst College and then taught at Beaumont College between 1922 and 1926. He then moved to Wimbledon College as a Master and was appointed Rector of the College in September 1934.

Fr Ingram died on 17 January 1941 at Stonyhurst after a long period of ill-health. His Requiem Mass was held at Stonyhurst on 20 January 1941.

A full obituary can be found in Our Dead 1939-1945, pp. 139-141, and in Chaplain's Weekly, 65 (1941).
Related MaterialEntry in the Province Register (14/2/57, #972)
AccessConditionsThe papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to archive material in the Jesuits in Britain Archives.
DS/UK/973Ingram; Matthew (1881-1941); Jesuit Priest1881-1941

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