RepositoryJesuits in Britain Archives
TitleFr Joseph Paul SJ (1881-1975)
LevelSub fonds
DescriptionJottings of his experience as a military chaplain during World War I.
Admin_HistoryPaul had been educated at Wimbledon and Stonyhurst. Following his ordination in 1914, he became a military chaplain in 1916 and went out to France. He was demobilised in 1919 and was made First Prefect at the Mount until 1925.

He was the House Minister at Maryfield, which was followed by the same position at Craighead. Following a heart attack, he went to Stonyhurst and then went to St Aloysius, Oxford, in October 1929 and remained there until 1970. Whilst at St Aloysius, he was Prison Chaplain, chaplain to Cherwell Edge Convent and curate at St Aloysius. He helped to establish Rye St Anthony's Girls Grammar School with Miss Rendall and Miss King, and Paul was the school chaplain.

In 1970, having had a fall he moved to Kiln Green Nursing Home and was cared for by the Sisters of Pity until his death in 1975.
AccessConditionsThe papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to archive material in the Jesuits in Britain Archives.
DS/UK/574Paul; Joseph (1881-1975); Jesuit Priest1881-1975

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