Parish History Section
A LIST OF PRIESTS WHO HAVE SERVED IN PENZANCE
1837 William Ivers
1840 William Young
1843 The Oblate Fathers.
1852 Richard Mansfield
1853 Edward Kenny
1853 William Laffan
1858 James Carey
1858 Arthur McEvoy
|1858 John Rutherford Joseph
Randle Hurley 1888
1889 Thomas Courtenay
1894 Bernard Wade
1935 Bernard Palmer
1935 George Cantell
1946 Kenneth Meiklem Michael Hanley 1950
Peter Symons 1953
1955 Francis Balment Pearse Bolster 1956
Eamon McGivern 1959
Seamus Flynn 1962
1963 Samuel Hackett Christopher Smith 1967
Adrian Toffolo 1969
1970 Joseph Phelan Patrick Chrystal 1972
Mathew McGauran 1974
1979 John O'Byrne
1989 Brian Reeves - 1995
one year without a priest in residence
1996 - 2004 Cormac Breathnach
2004 - 2007 Patrick J. Kelly
September 2007 - 31st March 2008 Fr. Philip Dyson
On 1st April 2008, the former
Parishes of 'Penzance with the Isles of Scilly', St. Ives and Hayle,
united to form a new Parish "The
SOME BOOKS CONSULTED FOR THIS HISTORY
Butler, T. Saint Nicholas of Myra Church, Kinsealy.
Denny, Vincent O.M.I. Reaching Out.
Graham, Bishop Charles. A History of the Plymouth Diocese.
John, Catherine Rachel. The Saints of Cornwall.
Pool, P.A.S. The History of the Town and Borough of Penzance.
Rees, Edgar. Old Penzance.
Ronan, Myles V. An Apostle of Catholic Dublin.
Whitehead, Ambrose C.R.L. 100 Years in Cornwall.
Penzance Parish Records
Plymouth Diocesan Archives.
Plymouth Diocesan Record - 1922 to 1939.
Plymouth Diocesan Year Book - 1957 to 1993.
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