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).
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.
Rowe, Peter T.
Davidson, Randall Thomas.
Malines Conversations, 1921-1925.
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