RepositoryJesuits in Britain Archives
Ref NoABSI/SJ/63
TitleFr Francis Roberts SJ (1910-1978)
DescriptionThis collection largely cinsists of engagement diaries, spiritual notes, and letters.
Admin_HistoryFr Francis Roberts was born in 1910 and attended Preston Catholic College. Between 1936 and 1939 he worked at St George's College, Salisbury, Rhodesia. He also spent time as Prefect of Discipline at Stonyhurst. In 1954 he became Rector and Parish Priest at St Wilfrid's, Preston. He then was the Master of Novices at Manresa (1958-1962), Harlaxton (1962-1964) and Juniper Green (1964-1966). He then moved to Lauriston, Edinburgh before retiring to Wrexham, where he died.
Related MaterialArchives:
- For letter to Fr Murphy thanking him for his care of the novices at St Beuno's, 1961, see H1/R.
- For photographs see SJ/PH/1068

- For obituary see Letters and Notices vol. 83 pp. 148-160.
AccessConditionsThe papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to archive material in the Jesuits in Britain Archives.
DS/UK/1010Roberts; Francis (1910-1978); Jesuit Priest1910-1978

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