Family History Notebook

Dom Henry (Harry) Norbert Birt

Fourth son of  Hugh Birt and Fanny Keogh, born on the 15th of May 1861 in Valparaiso, Chile

Did not marry

Died 21st of August 1919 aged 58

 Educated at St. Augustine's, Ramsgate, and University College, London. Clothed at Belmont for Downside, 3rd September 1880. Ordained priest, 13 January 1889. Sent to Coventry, St. Osberg's 1892-1805. Brought to Great Ormond Street, London by Edmund.

A Benedictine monk and historian, author of numerous books.

Notes

1    Biographical information from The Obit Book of the English Benectines from 1600 to 1912 by Dom Henry          Norbert Birt, Terence Benedict Snow, compiled by Terence Benedict Snow and published 1970 by Gregg International

"Born Valparaiso, Chile, 15th May 1861. Son of Hugh and Frances Birt. Educated at St. Augustine's, Ramsgate, and University College, London. Clothed at Belmont for Downside, 3rd September 1880. Ordained priest, 13 January 1889. Sent to Coventry, St. Osberg's 1892-1805. Brought to Great Ormond Street, London by Edmund.." (Google Books snippet"

2    1871 census names him as William N. Birt. The Rattray family tree lists him as Harry.