Father Benedict Weld-Blundell

born 4 November 1857
died 18 March 1931 aged 73
clothed 12 September 1876
professed 21 December 1877
solemn profession 10 February 1881
ordained 3 January 1883

Born to Thomas and Theresa (née Vaughan) and baptised Edward Weld-Blundell. Educated at Stoneyhurst

Missions: Missions: 1891 England; 1913 Milord Haven (St Bride’s), 1921 Trefriw (N Wales)

There is a note in the Benedectine Almanack of 1932 p10 that says he is buried at Madely Court, Hemingford Grey, ‘at his express wish’. He was buried at Fort Augustus.

On 22 June 1959, Fr Benedict Weld-Blundell, who had died in 1931 and was buried in Selby Park, was re-interred at Fort Augustus.

Father Benedict’s headstone in the monk’s cemetery

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