Rev. James Nisbet: Knox Presbyterian Church, Oakville.
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- Born in 1823 in Glasgow, Scotland. Minister of the united congregations of Knox Presbyterian Church, Oakville and Sixteen Mile Creek, 1850-1862. In 1866, he led a party of pioneers that included his wife Mary (MacBeth) Nisbet, to the Prince Albert, Saskatchewan area to found a mission to bring Christianity to the prairie Indian nations. It was he who named the community after Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, in honour of the deceased 1861 husband of Queen Victoria.
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- KNOXOAK00003 & G-3016-FC
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- Public domain. Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Knox Presbyterian Church, Oakville
Agency street/mail address
89 Dunn Street, Oakville ON L6J 3C8