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Memorable Manitobans: Ivor Arthur Norris (1901-1969)


Born at London, England in 1901, he was ordained as an Anglican deacon at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London in 1926, and became a priest at St. John’s Cathedral in 1927. He spent two years as a travelling priest in the Dauphin-Swan River area, also serving as Rector at Russell, St. James Anglican Church at Neepawa (1934-1938), and St. George’s Anglican Church at Brandon (?-1950). He was the Rector of St. Matthew’s Anglican Cathedral (1950-1969) but died in his office on 24 January 1969.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Peterson House (662 Eleventh Street, Brandon)


“Brandon bishop dies,” Winnipeg Tribune, 24 January 1969.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 16 July 2021

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