RepositoryJesuits in Britain Archives
Ref NoABSI/SJ/76
TitleFr John Costigan SJ (1916-1978)
LevelSub fonds
DescriptionThis collection contains an article from the Beaumont Review, Costigan's death certificate, and obituaries collated into the Letters and Notices obituary.
Admin_HistoryFr John Costigan was born in Lancashire in 1916, and was educated at Stonyhurst, becoming Vice-Captain of the school. He went to the noviceship in 1934 and was ordained in 1949. In 1952 he joined the staff at Beaumont, becoming Rector in 1958. He was appointed as Rector and parish priest at St Aloysius's, Glasgow in 1964 and made the preparatory school his particular care. In 1970 he moved to Stamford Hill, and in 1971, to St Aloysius's, Oxford where he was much involved in the various parish groups.
Related MaterialArchives:
- Letter to Fr Leo O'Hea SJ 1958 at 28/2/3/4
- Letters from Costigan requesting Queen's visit to Beaumont and replies from Sir Michael Adeane 1961, and subsequent correspondence concerning the visit PQ/3
- Correspondence regarding the Centenary celebrations in 1961 at Beaumont PQ/1
- For photographs see SJ/PH/256
AccessConditionsThe papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to archive material in the Jesuits in Britain Archives.
DS/UK/307Costigan; John (1916-1978); Jesuit Priest1916-1978

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