Basil William Maturin

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Basil William Maturin

Birthplace: Grangegorman, Glebe, Dublin
Death: March 07
Irish Channel
Immediate Family:

Son of William Basil Kingsbury Maturin and Jane Cooke Bentley
Brother of Arthur Edward Kingsbury Maturin and Mary Elizabeth Geraldine Maturin

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About Basil William Maturin

Basil Maturin

  • RMS Lusitania victim

Father Basil Maturin (1847 – 1915), 68, was a British citizen and Irish national. He was a Roman Catholic chaplain at Oxford University and well-known author of religious books. Father Maturin, on his 1915 voyage of the Lusitania, had just finished a Lenten series at the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes in New York. Father Maturin administered absolutions to several people on the sinking Lusitania. Father Maturin was lost in the disaster.

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Basil William Maturin's Timeline

February 15, 1847
Grangegorman, Glebe, Dublin
March 7
Irish Channel