George Thorneloe fonds. — 1908, 1923-1929.
1 cm of textual records.
George Thorneloe (1848-1935) was born in Coventry, England and was educated at St. Peter’s Church, near Birkenhead, England and at the high school in Granby, Quebec. He received a B.A. in 1872 and M.A. in 1877 from Bishops’ College, Quebec and was ordained deacon in 1874 and priest in 1875. He was incumbent of Stanstead, Quebec (1874-1885), rector of Sherbrooke, Quebec (1885-1896) and consecrated Bishop of Algoma in 1897. In 1915, he became Metropolitan of Ontario (Second) and Archbishop of Algoma (First).
Acquired from Archdeacon C.W. Balfour.
Scope and Content:
Fonds consists of correspondence from the Archbishop of Canterbury dealing with a meeting of the Bishops of Canada (1908) and union with the Church of Rome (1923), correspondence from Dr. B.J. Kidd, Keble College, also concerning union, a photocopy of a letter from Mary Appleby about Peter T. Rowe, Bishop of Alaska. Included is a sermon and comments on the question of a fixed Primatial See.
- Title based on contents of fonds.
- Letter from Archbishop of Canterbury dated 1923 is printed.
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Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod Archives.
- Kidd, B.J.
- Rowe, Peter T.
- Davidson, Randall Thomas.
- Christian union.
- Malines Conversations, 1921-1925.