Fonds PR-0076 - Cridge-Laundy family fonds

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Cridge-Laundy family fonds

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  • 1859-1976 (Creation)
    Laundy, Thomas Herbert, 1865-1957 (family)

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0.62 m of textual records and other material

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Bishop Edward Cridge organized a Reformed Episcopal Church in Victoria in 1874. Besides his work for the Church, which continued until 1902, Cridge was instrumental in the establishment of the City's first hospital, the Female Infirmary, and the Protestant Orphan's Home.

Ellen Laundy, the daughter of Bishop Cridge, married the Reverend Thomas Laundy, whose fourth child was Helen Forbes.

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Fonds consists of records created primarily by Bishop Edward Cridge, his daughter Ellen Laundy, and her daughter Helen Forbes documenting the activities of the Cridge-Laundy family, and their contributions to the Church of Our Lord, Protestant Orphan's Home, Female Infirmary and Royal Jubilee Hospital.

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      A family tree for the Cridge-Laundy family is available.

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      Includes 0.62 m of textual material, 344 photographs, 19 postcards and 2 artifacts.

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