Archdeacon Gowan Gillmor (1849-1928) came to Canada from Ireland and worked as a lay reader at Algoma Mills. He was ordained deacon in 1884 and priest in 1885. He served as chaplain in the North-West Rebellion (1885), in the Mission of North Bay (1885-1891), in Rosseau (1891-1907), as a travelling missionary (1907-1920), and in St. Peter’s, Sault Ste. Marie (1920-1924). Gillmor was married once in Ireland and then again to Laura Gregory of North Bay, Ont.
Fonds consists of pocket diaries noting visits, services, baptisms and other miscellaneous observations. Included are two loose leaves describing Gillmor’s service as a travelling missionary in the diocese of Algoma.
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Diocese of Algoma.
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