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Edgar Fawcett: Reminiscences of Bishop Cridge 1854-1923

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6418

Scope and Contents

In typescript, 52 folios. (fo. 1) Extracts from the diary of Bishop E. Cridge covering his marriage and departure from England for Victoria, Vancouver Island, September - October 1854; (fo. 1) reminiscences of Bishop Cridge from the time of his arrival in Vancouver Island by Edgar Fawcett. A notice of the Bishop by J.D.H. Dickson, further extracts from the Bishop's diary, and an obituary notice and account of his funeral from two local newspapers are added; (fo. 33) list of members of the Reformed Episcopal Church of Vancouver Island at its formation under Bishop E. Cridge in 1874. On fo. 13 is a photograph of Bishop Cridge and his wife in old age, and on fo. 17* a photograph of Christ Church, Victoria, taken in 1860. On fo. i in E. Fawcett's hand: 'Cambridge University Musical Society with the complements of the Author, Victoria B.C. June 20/23'. Before the word 'Musical' J.D.H. Dickson has pencilled and initialled 'Peterhouse'.


  • Creation: 1923 (Circa)


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by J.D.H. Dickson, 1923.

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