Diocese of Moosonee collection. — 1883-1945.
32 cm of textual records.

Administrative History:

The diocese of Moosonee was founded in 1872.  The Synod of the diocese was organized in May, 1920, at Timmins.  The diocese covers 350,000 square miles.

Scope and Content:

Fonds consists of letterbooks of Archdeacon Thomas Vincent, Fort Albany (1895-1899), the Rt. Rev. John Horden and the Rt. Rev. J.A. Newnham (1892-1904); correspondence of Bishop Horden and Newnham (1883-1904 ); Albany Mission journal (1883-1923); and a memo “Matters prepared by Bishop Horden for consideration with M. Grahame”.

M85-7 – Cree translations and sermons by the Rev. R.A. Joselyn when he was missionary at Albany.


  • Title based on contents of fonds.
  • Contents of letterbooks are somewhat illegible due to ink bleeding.
  • Lent for copying, Bishop of Moosonee, 1961.


Letter books digitized.

General Notes:

  • Fonds to be transferred to the Diocese of Moosonee.
  • See also Diocesan Collection, P84101.
  • See also Resource Centre Slides, P8478.
  • See also Diocese of Moosonee Photo Collection, P7543.


Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod Archives.

Personal Names:

  • Newnham, Jervois Arthur, 1852-1941.
  • Vincent, Thomas, 1835-1907.
  • Horden, John, 1828-1893.
  • Joselyn, Reginald Alfred

Corporate Names:

Fort Albany, Ont. St. Paul’s Church Mission.

Geographic Names:

  • Fort Albany (Ont.)
  • Albany (Ont.)
Accession numbers:  M61-3, M85-7