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G. Le G. Norgate

revised by Patrick J. Corish

Murphy, Denis (1833–1896), Jesuit and historian, was born in Scarteen near Newmarket, co. Cork, on 12 January 1833, the son of Timothy Murphy and his wife, Joanna O'Connell. He was educated in the Jesuit college at Clongowes Wood, co. Kildare, and was admitted to the society as a novice in his sixteenth year. During his religious and theological training, he studied in ...


Thompson Cooper

revised by Leo Gooch

Waterworth, William (1811–1882), Jesuit and historian, was born at St Helens, Lancashire, on 22 June 1811. He was educated at the Jesuit college at Stonyhurst in Lancashire, where he was admitted to the Society of Jesus on 26 March 1829. In 1833 he was appointed master of the grammar school opened by the society in ...