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Hibbert Binney portrait

  • CA PEI SPCA PHOTO 0095
  • Item
  • 1851 - 1887

The photograph is a studio portrait of the fourth bishop of Nova Scotia, Hibbert Binney, who is shown seated and dressed in Holy orders. The studio logo is on the back.

Bishop Hibbert Binney

Hibbert Binney portrait

  • CA PEI SPCA PHOTO 0158
  • Item
  • 1851-1887

The photograph is a formal portrait of Hibbert Binney, the fourth bishop of Nova Scotia, showing him sitting on a chair beside a table. The back of the photograph shows the William Notman's logo.

Bishop Hibbert Binney

Right Reverend Hibbert Binney portrait

  • CA PEI SPCA PHOTO 0271
  • Item
  • 1851 - 1887

The painting shows a portrait of the Right Reverend Hibbert Binney. The original painting was done by Robert Harris, RCA and it hangs in the Chapter room of the church.

Bishop Hibbert Binney

Archbishop Hibbert Binney portrait

  • CA PEI SPCA PHOTO 0143
  • Item
  • 1851 - 1887

The photograph shows the fourth bishop of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, Hibbert Binney, seated in a studio portrait.

Bishop Hibbert Binney

Holy Bible containing the Old and New Testaments

The bible was presented to Camp Kingston in June 1988 and was donated to the Archives by Lois MacLaren via Gloria Jay. Two embroidered bookmarks and a typed "historical note" about the Beer family were included with the bible. The typed note reads as follows:

"Historical Note.

In 1832 George Beer, his wife Sarah, and their ten children, the eldest of whom (George) was married to Mary Ann Holland, emigrated from Barnstable, Devon, to Prince Edward Island. On December 24, 1832 a son was born to George and Mary Ann and he was christened George Robert. In May 1855 George Robert Beer married Leonora Ann Weatherbie, in Boston, Mass. and this Bible, printing date 1854, was their Family Bible. They had ten children, of whom one daughter, Mary Ella and five sons survived.

Mary Ella Married Joseph Robinson Brecken and they had a son, who died unmarried, and a daughter, Winifred Ella, who married John Orlebar Hyndman. To them was born a daughter, Constance Vimy, who married Alan Gordon Macmillan, present members of St. Peter's Cathedral, Charlottetown. Of the five sons only three have descendents [sic] living today: Mrs. Constance Lastewka of Vegreville, Alberta, with no children; Mrs. Leonora Powell, of Victoria, British Columbia, with two daughters, both married; Bessie Beer, unmarried, in the Atlantic Baptist Nursing Home, Charlottetown and a member of St. Paul's Church; Betty Jean Beer, unmarried, living in London, England, but, visiting Prince Edward Island annually.

From the 1830's this family were successful merchants in Charlottetown, Centreville Bedeque and Southport. They played a prominent part in civic affairs, as Justices of the Peace, members of the Legislative Assembly, City Councillors [sic] and members of the Local Militia. In 1877 Colonel Henry Beer was Speaker of the Legislative Assembly and in 1885-6 he was Mayor of the City of Charlottetown."

Right Reverend Bishop of Brechin portrait

  • CA PEI SPCA PHOTO 0343
  • Item
  • [1859?-1875?]

The portrait is a full-length portrait of a man in clerical dress, identified as "The Right Revd the Bishop of Brechin." The image is also inscribed with "Photo & published by J. Valentine, Dundee." Research shows that the Bishop of Brechin from 1847 to 1875 was Alexander Forbes.

Reverend Joseph Newton Smith portrait

  • CA PEI SPCA PHOTO 0355
  • Item
  • 1859-1922

The photograph is a full-length portrait of Reverend Joseph Newton Smith. The handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads "Rev. Newton Smith Harlow." In 1868 Smith was named as vicar to St. Mary Magdalene, Harlow. Smith was also a founding member of the Society of the Holy Cross.

Photographs Collection

  • CA PEI SPCA 018
  • Collection
  • 1860?-2019

The photograph collection consists of 500+ b&w, colour, and sepia, and digital photographic images, including prints and a small number of negatives. Some images were created by or relate to St. Peter's Cathedral Church and its activities. Others appear to have been donated by members of the church because the images depict some event or topic relevant to the church's history. The collection will continue to expand as new photographs are added, with full provenance and copyright information captured whenever possible.

Reverend Father Abbot portrait

  • CA PEI SPCA PHOTO 0346
  • Item
  • [1860-1880] ?

The photograph is a full-length portrait of Reverend Father Abbot. The handwritten note on the back reads "Rev. Father Abbot, Christ Ch. Clapham." Research shows that a Reverend Bradley Abbott was the first vicar of Christ Church, Clapham, England, in 1867.

Altar of St. Laurence Church, Norwich, England photograph

  • CA PEI SPCA PHOTO 0381
  • Item
  • [1860-1880?]

The photograph shows the altar of a church with a priest standing and two acolytes kneeling before him. The handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads "S. Laurence, Norwich." The image appears to be hand coloured with vibrant red for the robes, pink and purple for the altar screen cloths, and blue and gold for the banners on each side of the altar.

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