- 1928-1990 (Creation)
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7 cm of textual records
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Lloyd Jackson Delaney was born in Manchester, England on January 5, 1917, the son of William Robert Delaney. He was educated at the Barrie Collegiate Institute and graduated from the University of Toronto with a degree in Philosophy, English and History. He was an undergraduate at Trinity College from 1935 to 1939 and attended the Faculty of Divinity from 1939 to 1941. He was ordained Deacon 18 May 1941and priested at St. James Cathedral, Toronto in May 1942.
He served parishes in the Diocese of Toronto and was involved with rural ministry. His thesis on the community and church of Gore’s Landing was rewritten in 1948 and published as a series of articles in the Cobourg Sentinel-Star as “Echo from the Past”. In 1983 it was published as Rice Lake Story: Gore’s Landing, Ontario. It is also known as “Small is Bountiful”. He was Vice-President of the Rural Workers Fellowship and Chaplain of the Lakefield College School. On his retirement he moved to Midland, Ontario. Lloyd Delaney died 10 December 2002.
Lloyd Delaney married Helen Elizabeth Carr (1919-1999) a fellow student at Trinity College, on December 16, 1942. They had four children, Paul, John, Anne and Mary.
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Donated by the creator in several accessions
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Fonds consists of pamphlets and other material from Trinity College including programs and newspaper articles. Also includes a photocopy of Delaney’s thesis “Gore’s Landing: Community and Church”. Photographs and correspondence are also included.
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- Personal files
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No restrictions on access
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Various copyright holders. It is the researcher's responsibility to obtain permission to publish any part of the fonds.
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The Rev. Delaney arranged that his papers would be deposited at several archives. His material on the Rural Church is housed at the General Synod Archives, Anglican Church of Canada in Toronto, Ontario. His records and research on Gore’s Landing as well as on Camp Couchiching have gone to the Anglican Diocese of Toronto Archives.
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