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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Abbey of Ampleforth

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Yorkshire, England. A Benedictine foundation having lineal continuity with the ancient Abbey of Westminster. The present house was founded as the monastery of Saint Lawrence, 1802, and erected into an abbey, 1890. The titular abbacies of Westminster and York and the cathedral priories of Durham, Worcester, Chester, and Rochester are attached to it. In 1928 there were 30 monks, who serve a number of missions in the vicinity and conduct a preparatory school and a college offering courses in preparation for university, navy, army, and air force examinations.

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Entry for 'Abbey of Ampleforth'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. 1910.

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