Extent of Material:
1 volume of textual records.
Biographical Sketch:

Thomas Jabez Marsh (1864-1930) was a Church of England clergyman and missionary with the Missionary Society of the Church of England in Canada (MSCC).  He established St. Peter’s Mission at Hay River and started a school there as well.  In 1897, he was joined by his wife, Alberta Deacon  Marsh.  Deaconess Bessie Wilgress joined the school staff in 1900.  The Rev. Thomas J. Marsh remained missionary and principle of the St. Peter’s Residential School at Hay River until 1907.  He was replaced by the Rev. A.J. Vale.

Scope and Content:

Fonds consists of a Journal for Hay River dating 1893-1907.

Associated material:

Thomas Marsh fonds at NWT Archives

Personal Names:
Marsh, Thomas Jabez, 1866-1930
Marsh, Alberta Deacon
Wilgress, Bessie (Elizabeth Mills), 1862-1951
Geographic Names:
Hay River (NWT)

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