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Accession Number: 05-008


Rev. Lloyd Delaney fonds. Additions. -- 1945-1961. -- 12 cm of textual records. -- 4 photographs.

Biography / History

Rev. Lloyd Delaney was a minister who had charge of Perrytown, Harwood and St. George's Anglican Church, Gore's Landing. He was ordained in 1941 and in addition to his historical research and writing on the Rice Lake area, he was the author of "Small but Bountiful" and also of historical sketches published in the Cobourg Sentinel-Star as "Echo From the Past." At one time he was chaplain at Lakefield College School and he retired near Midland, Ontario. He was an avid canoeist and worked with Boy Scouts teaching canoe safety.

Custodial History

Fonds was in the custody of Paul Delaney before it was forwarded to Trent University Archives in 2005.

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of correspondence and research notes created by Rev. Lloyd Delaney for his historical sketches of Gore's Landing & St. George's Church. Also included are typescripts of the diary of Reginald Drayton, artist.


Title based on the creator of the fonds.
Fonds acquired from Paul Delaney, Trent University Alumnus-in-Residence and son of Rev. Lloyd Delaney, in 2005.
Restrictions: N
This fonds is an addition to 96-004. See also "Isolated Manuscripts" #18.

Finding Aid

Box 1

Loose in box:
Photocopied articles on Rice Lake and Gore's Landing parish history by the Rev. Lloyd J. Delaney (published as "Echo from the Past" in the Cobourg Sentinel-Star, 1948)

1. Biography of Rev. Lloyd Delaney; research notes and writings regarding St. George's Church, Gore's Landing
2. Typescripts (2 complete and 1 partial) of the diary of Reginald Drayton, an artist who lived in the late 19th century and painted in the Young's Point, Stony Lake, and Rice Lake areas
3. Newspaper clippings: Peterborough and Cobourg (includes issue of Cobourg Star, March 9, 1842)
4. Correspondence, 1945-1948. Letters from and to the Rev. Delaney regarding his history of the parish of Perrytown, Gore's Landing
5. Photographs: copy photographs of Carolyn Bartlett Hayward; Captain Alfred Hayward; Gerald Sinclair Hayward (taken in 1918 - Hayward was a miniature painter and the son of Carolyn and Captain Alfred Hayward); Alfred Frederick William Hayward (he was a floral painter who resided in England - he was born in Port Hope 20 June 1856, the son of Carolyn and Captain Alfred Hayward)