Thomas O'Shea (Archbishop of Wellington)

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Thomas O'Shea, SM (13 March 1870 – 9 May 1954) was the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Wellington, Metropolitan of New Zealand.[1][2]

In 1935, he was awarded the King George V Silver Jubilee Medal.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ van der Krogt, Christopher. "O'Shea, Thomas 1870 - 1954". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 4 April 2011. 
  2. ^ Obituary, Zealandia, 13 May 1954, pp. 8 and 9.
  3. ^ "Official jubilee medals". Evening Post. CXIX (105). 6 May 1935. p. 4. Retrieved 10 March 2015. 

Sources[edit]

  • Ernest Richard Simmons, Brief history of the Catholic Church in New Zealand, Catholic Publications Centre, Auckland, 1978
  • Michael O'Meeghan S.M., Steadfast in hope : the story of the Catholic Archdiocese of Wellington 1850-2000, Dunmore press, Palmerston North, 2003.
  • Nicholas Reid, James Michael Liston: A Life, Victoria University Press, Wellington, 2006.
  • Archbishop Thomas O'Shea SM, Catholic Hierarchy website (retrieved 12 February 2011)[self-published source]
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
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Coadjutor Archbishop of Wellington
1913-1935
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Francis Redwood SM
2nd Archbishop of Wellington
1935-1954
Succeeded by
Peter McKeefry