Bompas, William C(arpenter) 1834-1906

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BOMPAS, William C(arpenter) 1834-1906

PERSONAL: Born January 20, 1834, in London, England; died June 9, 1906, in Cariboo Crossing, Yukon Territory (now British Columbia), Canada; married.

CAREER: Church Missionary Society, England, staff member, c. 1860s; ordained priest of Church of England in Canada, c. 1865; missionary priest in Northwest Territories, Canada, 1865-74; bishop of diocese of Athabasca, Northwest Territories (now Alberta, Canada), 1874-83, diocese of MacKenzie River, Northwest Territories (now Yukon Territory, Canada), 1883-91, and diocese of Selkirk, Yukon Territory, Canada, 1891-1905.

WRITINGS:

History of the Diocese of MacKenzie River, SPCK (London, England), 1888.

Lessons and Prayers in the Tenni or Slavi Language of the Indians of MacKenzie River, in the North-West Territory of Canada, SPCK (London, England), 1889.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

BOOKS

Cody, H. A., An Apostle of the North, Seeley and Co. (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1908.*

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