Extent of Material:
90 cm of textual records and printed materials.
Biographical Sketch:

The Rev. Robert Shaw Locke (1837-1911) was born at Balbrigan, County Dublin, Ireland, April 28, 1837.  He received the degree of B.A. in 1866 and M.A. in1870 from St. Stephen’s, Annendale, N.Y.  He was ordained deacon in the Church of the Transfiguration, New York City, May 23, 1869 and priest in St. Peter’s, Albany N.Y., June 12, 1870.  He served at Caldwell, Diocese of Albany in 1869; Fishkill, N.Y., 1870; Carthage, Mo., 1872-74; Cayuga, ON, 1874-80; Norval, ON, 1880-87; Elora, ON, 1887-89.    He retired in the Diocese of Niagara in 1889 and died in Toronto, March 20, 1911.

Scope and Content:

Fonds consists of the sermons of the Rev. Robert Shaw Locke over the years of his ministry.  The sermons are arranged by church calendar, Saints days, New Testament, Old Testament, topical, confirmations, and funerals.  There a memorial booklet and printed items as well.  Books of his theological library and a certificate.


Sermons acquired from Laurie Wallace great granddaughter of Florence Adelaide Locke (nee Sheldon).

Second accession received 2011

Personal Names:
Locke, Robert Shaw, 1837-1911
Accession numbers:
M2008-14, M2011-16

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