A Chronology of Incumbents

1879-1883

Services held monthly and whenever possible at the township of Oliver by Rev. J.K. McMorine from St John’s

 

1883

Mr. F.F. Davis, student of Huron College, July, August and September

 

1884

Mr. A.H. Harrie, student of Trinity College, July, August, and September

 

1885-1895

Initially served by students and licensed lay-readers from Port Arthur. Later it became part of the Mission of Fort Willian and was served from that area.

 

1895-1897

Rev. M. Kirby appointed first Incumbent

 

1897

Mr. Bell, a Trinity College student held services

 

1898-1900

Rev. T.J. Hay

 

1900-1902

Rec S.D. Middleton

 

1902-1904

Rev G. Cooke

 

1904-1905

Rev W. Batterhill

 

1905-1906

Mr. Parkin, lay-reader

 

1906

Rev A.W. Sale

 

1907

Mr. H. Bruce

 

1908-1909

Mr. H.D. Height, lay-reader

 

1909

June to November, Mr. C.R. Monckton, student

1910

Mr. H.E.A. Rogers, lay-reader from St John’s

 

1910-1913

Rev. J. Norman

 

1913

Rev. E.J. Heaven, June to October

 

1913-1914

Francis Mortimer, licensed lay-reader

 

1914-1916

Rev R. Fleming

 

1916-1917

J. Templeton, lay-reader. (Ordained at Haileybury 1919)

 

1920-1922

Rec W.P. Griffiths

 

1923

Mr. E.J. Tucker, student, April-September and May-September, 1924

 

1924-1927

Rev. H. Watts

 

1927-1934

Rev. A. Greaves

 

1934-1935

Rev. J. Sturgeon

 

1935-1936

Rev. A.J. Bull

 

1936

Rev. G. Lowe, May to July

 

1936-1937

Services held by Rev. S. Yeomans of Fort Willian

 

1937-1941

Rev. C Peto

 

1941

Services held by Mr. Elliot, lay-reader and Mr. R. Nickle, student

 

1941-1943

Mr. Francis Belt, Catechist (Church Army)

 

1943-1946

Rev. Morse Goodman

 

1947-1950

During the summer of 1946, 1947, Beverly Strople, Lorne R. Sutherland, John Paterson-Smythe and Ralph Price, all students, served in the work of the parish.

 

1948

Rev. R.B. Wright, assistant of Fort Willian served in the work of St. Mary’s

 

1951-1953

Rev. Wm. Peeling

 

1951

Mrs. Evelyn Knowles-appointed Bishop’s Messenger

 

1954-1958

Rev. W. Banting

 

1959

Mr. Love, student, during the summer months

 

1959-1962

Rev. Eric Paterson

 

1962-1968

Rev. Mark Conliffe

 

1968-1972

Rev. David Smith

 

1972-1977

Rev. James Turner

 

1977-1982

Rec. J.R.Kelsey

 

1982-1992

Rev. Michael Lawson

1992-2000

Canon John Jordan

2000-2005

Red Deborah Kraft

2005-2014

Rev. Nancy Ringham

2014-2018

Rev Charlene Scriver

2018-Present

Rev. Gordon Holroyd

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