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Sevenhill Jesuit College
Title : Sevenhill Jesuit College Sevenhill Jesuit College
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Creator : Gall, Ernest, photographer
Date of creation : 1902
Format : Photograph
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The first part of the College at Sevenhill was built in 1856, and a boarding school operated until 1886. As the only Catholic boarding school for boys outside of Sydney, it attracted pupils from as far away as Tasmania and Victoria. Among the first pupils were members of the Cudmore family - wealthy pastoralists who had extensive landholdings across South Australia. During the 30 years of its operation 450 students went through the school. The Jesuit community at Sevenhill was the earliest Jesuit community in Australia. Today members of the Jesuit order still reside at Sevenhill.
Related names :

Cudmore family

Sevenhill College

Coverage year : 1902
Place : Sevenhill (S. Aust.)
Region : Mid North
Further reading :
Burke, AF. The story of St Aloysius' Church, Sevenhill, [Murray Bridge, S. Aust.: A.F. Burke, 1982?]

Bygott, Ursula M.L. With pen and tongue: the Jesuits in Australia, 1865-1939, Carlton, Vic.: Melbourne University Press, 1980

Costigan, Gerald F. 'Mission from Austria: 1848-1901', Tradition, December 1967, pp. 7-13

'Rev Aloysius Kranewitter', Catholic record, 3 September 1880, pp.6-7

Schmaal, Jean. 'The church among the vines', Newsletter (Historical Society of South Australia), no. 30 (March 1980), pp. 11-12

Schumann, Ruth. '... in the hands of the Lord: the Society of Jesus in colonial South Australia', Journal of the Historical Society of South Australia, no. 14 (1986), pp. 35-50

Shortall, Richard. Sevenhill, a tranquil place to visit, Clare Valley, South Australia: a visitor'sguide, Clare: Sevenhill Cellars, 2004

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