Fonds - Rev. Richard Phippard fonds

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Rev. Richard Phippard fonds

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  • 1856 predominant, 1880 -1888 (Creation)
    Phippard, Richard

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1 cm of textual records

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Richard Phippard (1856-1888), Catholic priest, was born at Placentia, Newfoundland, in February 1856. He died at Sandy Point, Bay St. George, on 28 July 1888. His body is buried in the parish cemetery at Placentia.

Phippard was ordained a priest on 27 March 1880. He was the first native-born priest to work on the West Coast of Newfoundland. Phippard served in the Bay of Islands area (1883) and as the parish priest of the Roman Catholic Parish at Sandy Point, Bay St. George (1884).

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Fonds consists of records related to Rev. Richard Phippard, including canonical documents. Fonds also includes newspaper clippings and printed material related to his life.

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Immediate source of acquisition


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  • English
  • Latin

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All canonical documents are in Latin. Translation is available.

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Bishop Thomas James Power fonds

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Created - April 24, 2013

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  • English

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