Fonds Acc: 84 - 149 - Robert Martin fonds

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Robert Martin fonds

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CA DRL Acc: 84 - 149

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  • 1912 - 1917 (Creation)

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4 cm black and white photographs

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Biographical history

The Rev. Robert Martin was born in 1870 and received his B.A. at the University of Durham in 1910. He was ordained a deacon in 1911 and a priest in 1912 for Rupert's Land. He served as curate of Somerset, Manitoba from 1911 – 1912 before serving as the Incumbent until 1920. From 1917 to 1920, while he was in Somerset, he also served as the Rural Dean of Dufferin. He was then the Incumbent of St. Anne, Poplar Point from 1920 – 1925, during which time, he also served briefly as the Rural Dean of Portage La Prairie. He served as the Rector of Carman from 1925 to 1929. He was also the Rector of St. Martin – in – the – Fields, Winnipeg from November to December of 1929. Rev. Robert Martin died in 1930.

Custodial history

The photographs of The Rev. Robert Martin came to the Diocesan archives as a transfer of records accessioned in 1984.

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The records of The Rev. Robert Martin held at the Diocese of Rupert's Land archives include photographs from two albums dating from 1912 – 1917.

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Most photos have been removed to envelopes to prevent further damage from album pages which are heavy and black. The photos have been printed on very light quality of paper. Photos were removed and numbered in order of placement. Some photos remain in the album. The Provenance of one of the albums is Mrs. Robert Martin, but is housed within the Rev. Martin fonds.

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Related material: See also OW.073 Poplar Point, St. Anne; OW.013 Carman, St. John and St. Paul; and W.029 Winnipeg, St. Martin – in- the Fields.

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No further accruals are expected.

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The material is in English.

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  • English

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