School: Banagher Convent

Location:
Banagher, Co. Offaly
Teacher:
Sr. Mary Therese

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0817, Page 012

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The Duke's Children
& in all about half a hundred novels, many literary essays, personal adventures, & an occasional slight biography.
Another English writer connected with Banagher is Charlotte Bronte. This lady married her father's curate, Mr. Nicholas Bell. When Charlotte died, Mr Bell came to live to the Parsonage in Banagher & remained there till his death. He was buried in the graveyard surrounding the Banagher Protestant Church. His nephew, Major Bell, still resides in Banagher.
When Nicholas Bell died, some of his furniture was auctioned & one lady in Banagher obtained the upright

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Informant
Dean Langan
Gender
male
Occupation
priest
Address
Moate, Co. Westmeath
Informant
Mr O' Brien
Gender
male
Language
English