Fonds - Rev. Edward Martin fonds

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Rev. Edward Martin fonds

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  • 1825-1883 (Creation)
    Martin, Edward

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1 cm of textual records

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Edward Martin (1825-1883), Catholic priest, was born in Newfoundland in 1825. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1849.

Rev. Martin's first appointment in 1850 was as a curate in Sacred Heart Parish, Distress (now St. Bride's), Placentia Bay, under the pastoral leadership of Rev. Charles H. Irvine. He was later appointed to Sacred Heart Parish, Placentia, and served there for the years 1882-83. Rev. Martin died at Placentia on 27 May 1883.

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Fonds consists of records related to Rev. Edward Martin and includes baptismal certificate and pastoral appointments. Fonds also includes newspaper clippings and printed material related to his life.

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  • English

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Bishop John Thomas Power fonds

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Created - May 15, 2013

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  • English

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