Extent of Material:
58.5 cm of textual records and graphic materials
12 cm printed materials.
Biographical Sketch:

Canon Arthur Jarvis (1848-1936) is the link that brought together the records of the Mountain, Roe, and Jarvis families. Arthur’s mother, Mary-Ann was a descendent of the Mountain family through Jacob Jehoshaphat Salter Mountain and Jehoshaphat Mountain.  The same Mountain family that produced two bishops of Quebec.  Arthur Jarvis married Fanny Roe, the daughter of Archdeacon Henry Roe a clergyman in Lennoxville.

Custodial History:
Collection acquired from Miss Julia Jarvis in November of 1974.
Scope and Content:

Fonds consists of genealogical records, correspondence, diaries and journals, and writings of the Mountain, Roe and Jarvis families.  There are also collected materials and photographs on the families.  Books from Mountain family members.

Fonds consists of the following series:

  • Series I. Mountain family records,
  • Series II. Roe family records,
  • Series III. Jarvis family records
  • Series IV. Collected Mountain-Roe-Jarvis material,
  • Series V. Mountain family books

Title based on contents of fonds.

Digital scan of Henry Roe diary on cd-rom
Finding Aids:
Finding aid available.
General Notes:

See the biography, “The Life and Times of Bishop Stewart” by Thomas R. Millman for brief biographical sketches on Jehoshaphat and Salter Jehoshaphat Mountain.

General Synod Archives holds copies of Archdeacon Henry Roe’s publications.

Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod Archives.
Personal Names:
Jarvis, Arthur, 1848-1936
Mountain, Jacob Jehoshaphat Salter, 1824-1910
Roe, Eliza Julia Smith, 1831-1896
Roe, Henry, 1829-1909
Roe, Frances Annie Julia, 1856-1933
Roe, Isabella, 1857-1896
Accession numbers:
M74-5, M2000-01

Please contact the Archives for more information on this record.