Brother Ignatius McNairn

born 12 January 1902
died 16 May 1974 aged 72
clothed 3 October 1952
professed 1953

Brother Ignatius was an electrician and helped with the electrics and stage lighting for school plays in the 1950s

“Brother Ignatius McNairn died on 16 May. Abbot Nicholas and members of the Community were called to his room and recited prayers for the dying. He had been an electrician before entering the monastery and continued to perform this duty for many years. He was buried in the Abbey cemetery, the School providing bearers, servers and pipers”

From the book Abbey Boys by Mike Turnbull

Brother Ignatius’s headstone in the monk’s cemetery

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