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William Cundall

  • Canada
  • Person
  • 1805-1876

After emigrating from England in 1928, PEI. In 1935, he moved to Charlottetown. After several years, he left the firm and became the headmaster of the Central Academy. When the Bank of Prince Edward Island was formed, he left the Central Academy fo become the bank's manager, a position he held until his death. He was a loyal member of St. Paul's Anglican church in Charlottetown. Although he was not a supporter of the growing tractarian movement within the Anglican community, he believed that stress between factions within the church would be ameliorated if a second Anglican church could be established in Charlottetown. To this end he donated land in the western end of the city, commonly referred to as the West Bog for the erection of a Chapel of Ease. The Chapel was to become St. Peter's Cathedral.

William Lawson Cotton

  • Canada
  • Person
  • 1848-1928

William Lawson Cotton was born in New London P.E.I. He left school in New London at 16 to learn the printing and newspaper business in Charlottetown under John Ings, editor of the "Islander". After two years reporting for the "Halifax Citizen" he returned to Charlottetown in June 1873 and became the editor and manager of the "Examiner" owned by Jedediah Carvell. He retired when the "Examiner" was absorbed by the "Charlottetown Guardian" remaining on the Board and contributing a column on island history. He wrote insightful pieces supporting confederation, free education, land reform, Construction of a P.E.I. railroad as well as the need for a new water and sewage system in Charlottetown.

William Lockhart

  • Canada
  • Person
  • 1893-1962

According to research in Ancestry.ca, William Rufus Lockhart was born on September 14, 1893, in Petitcodiac, New Brunswick, to father Edwin and mother Lyla. William's brother was Frank Edwin Lockhart (1883-1916) was killed on April 8, 1916, in Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, during the First World War. William married Mary Jane McCully in 1918 in Petitcodiac. William died on May 23, 1962, in Petitcodiac. The relationship between the Lockharts and St. Peter's Cathedral Church, and the reason St. Peter's Cathedral Church Archives has a scrapbook compiled by the two brothers, is unknown.

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