James Jones Journal. — 1841-1863. — Transcribed 1923.
7 p. of textual records.

Biographical Sketch:

Born in London, England, James Jones (1787-1879) came to Canada in 1841 as an S.P.G. missionary.  He was ordained deacon in 1842 and served at St. James Church, Bedford, Que., 1842-1863 and was involved in the building of the Parsonages at Bedford, West Farnham and East Stanbridge.

Custodial History:

In 1923, James Edmund Jones typed excerpts of which a carbon copy was donated by F.L. Whitley, 1952.

Scope and Content:

Consists of a carbon copy of a typescript of excerpts taken from Rev. Jones’ journal. In his journal, he discusses his daily life and activities, efforts in raising money, church building at Bedford, West Farnham and East Stanbridge, and his travels.

Notes:

Reproductions:

This excerpt was published in Montreal Churchman, Sept. 1927, vol. XV, no. 11, p. 10-11.

Associated material:

See also entry under this heading in the classified catalogue.

Repository:

Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod Archives.

Accession numbers:  M52-1