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Finlay, Thomas A., 1848-1940, Jesuit priest and economist
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Biographical information relating to Fr Thomas A. Finlay SJ

Biographical information on Fr Thomas Aloysius Finlay SJ (1848-1940). Includes obituary of Fr Finlay by George O’Brien, Professor of Economics, University College, published in The Economic Journal, The Quarterly Journal of The Royal Economic Society, No. 197, Vol. 1, p.157-159 (March 1940, 3pp) and obituary, also by Prof. O’Brien published in the Irish Monthly (March 1940, p.142- 144) originally broadcast on Radio Eireann.

Finlay, Thomas A., 1848-1940, Jesuit priest and economist

Case for counsel on behalf of Rev. Thomas A. Finlay and George O’Brien Esquire and Counsel’s opinion on settling the draft Deed of Trust

  • IE IJA J/9/19
  • Item
  • 3 October, 10 December 1934
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

Case for counsel on behalf of Rev. Thomas A. Finlay and George O’Brien Esquire and Counsel’s opinion on settling the draft Deed of Trust. Provides the background to the Rural Industries Trust Fund. Joseph H. Murray, one of the trustees of the Fund has recently died and they wish to know if the other two trustees remain secure in their position but with the power of adding to the number of trustees if required. ‘It is desired that the Trustees should have the widest possible powers as to the manner in which they may carry out the Trust…Counsel will please settle Draft Deed and advise.’

Finlay, Thomas A., 1848-1940, Jesuit priest and economist

Certified copies of deed appointing trustees, Rev. Thomas A. Finlay

Parties:
Rev. Thomas A. Finlay, 35 Lower Leeson Street, city of Dublin (the Settlor); 1st part.
Rev. Thomas A. Finlay, George O’Brien, 40 Northumberland Road, county Dublin, Doctor of Letters and Joseph Hugh Murray, 40 St. Kevin’s Park, Dartry Road, county Dublin, Esquire (the Trustees); 2nd part.

Preamble:
Fr Finlay is entitled to several sums of £1,075 and £1,228.10s 5% state-guaranteed mortgage bonds of the Agricultural Credit Corporation with which he wishes to establish a Rural Industrial Trust Fund.

Terms:
Fr Finlay transfers the money with a view to the formation of the Trust Fund, to the Trustees subject to a number of clauses, including that the Trustees apply the annual income arising from the bonds ‘in aiding or assisting in such manner as they shall consider most beneficial the poorer workers in Rural Industries…in any part of Ireland including Northern Ireland.’

Finlay, Thomas A., 1848-1940, Jesuit priest and economist

Covering letter from Noel Purcell to Fr Thomas A. Finlay SJ

Covering letter from Noel Purcell to Fr Finlay (30 December 1930, 1p.) and costs of solicitor Daniel Purcell & Son in account with Rev. Thomas A. Finlay in the matter of the conveyance settlement and appointment of trustees (29 December 1930, 1p.).

Purcell, Noel, solicitor

Covering letter, receipts and certificates for three sets of bonds and stocks

Covering letter, receipts and certificates for three sets of bonds and stocks, lodged in the National City Bank Ltd. for safe-keeping by Fr Thomas Finlay SJ: certificates for £1,200 Agricultural Credit Bonds, 1st Series; £1,075 Agricultural Credit Corporation Bonds, 2nd Series and £250 Dublin Corporation 5% Inscribed Stock.

Finlay, Thomas A., 1848-1940, Jesuit priest and economist

Letters of condolence following Fr Thomas Finlay’s death to Fr Provincial Laurence C. Kieran SJ

  • IE IJA J/9/2
  • File
  • 12 January –15 February 1940
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

Letters of condolence following Fr Thomas Finlay’s death to Fr Provincial Laurence C. Kieran SJ, from various organisations with which Fr Finlay was associated. Includes letters from the Senate of the National University of Ireland, the Trustees of the National Library, the Irish Agricultural Wholesale Society, the Central Savings Committee, the Council of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, Cavan Urban District Council, the Irish Technical Education Association, the Templecrone Co-operative Agricultural Society and University College Dublin.

Finlay, Thomas A., 1848-1940, Jesuit priest and economist

Letters sent by Fr Thomas A. Finlay SJ to Rev. Eric Wasmann SJ

Photocopies of letter sent by Fr Thomas A. Finlay SJ to Rev. Eric Wasmann SJ, Bellevue, Luxembourg, thanking him for, and requesting specific documents and articles. Photocopied in Jesuit archives, Munich, by Fr Fergus O’Donoghue SJ, 16 July 1986.

Finlay, Thomas A., 1848-1940, Jesuit priest and economist

Pamphlet entitled 'Freedom of Education under the French Republic'

Pamphlet entitled 'Freedom of Education under the French Republic. The Principles of Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity Applied to the School' by Fr Thomas A. Finlay SJ. Reprinted from the Month and Catholic Review, with note on cover ‘Kept by E. Hogan, SJ’

Finlay, Thomas A., 1848-1940, Jesuit priest and economist

Signed copies of portraits of Fr Thomas A. Finlay SJ

Signed copies of portraits of Fr Thomas A. Finlay SJ by unidentified [c1910], Adolf Eckstein’s Verlag (Berlin-Charlottenburg) and Leo Whelan [1940].

Finlay, Thomas A., 1848-1940, Jesuit priest and economist