Cridge, Edward 1817-1913

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CRIDGE, Edward 1817-1913


Born December 17, 1817, in Bratton-Heming, England; immigrated to Canada, 1855; died May 6, 1913, in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; son of John Cridge; married Mary Winnell (an educator and administrator), c. 1854. Education: St. Peter's College, Cambridge, B.A., 1848.


Ordained priest of Church of England, 1849; curate of Christ Church, Stratford, England, c.1849-54; Hudson's Bay Co., Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, chaplain, 1854; Christ Church, Victoria, British Columbia, began as pastor, became senior minister, 1856-65, dean of Christ Church Cathedral, 1865-74; suspended from ministry, 1874; Reformed Episcopal Church in Canada, consecrated bishop for Canada and the United States west of the Rocky Mountains, 1875-1913.


As It Was in the Beginning; or, The Historic Principle Applied to the Mosaic Scriptures, Fleming H. Revell (New York, NY), 1900.



Religious Leaders of America, 2nd edition, Gale (Detroit, MI), 1999.*

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