William Maturin

1803-1887, son of C. R. Maturin; ord. Church of Ireland; perpetual curate of Grangegorman, 1844; High Tory, influenced by the High Church writers of reign of Charles I; ceded with his congregation from the Church of Ireland after disestablishment believing the church to have excluded itself from the Anglican communion; unique in offering heard confessions; influenced Fr. Tyrrell and others; librarian of Marsh’s Library, 1860. ODNB

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