Photograph [Black and white portrait of the Venerable Richard Joshua Thorpe, Vic...
Photograph [Black and white portrait of the Venerable Richard Joshua Thorpe, Vicar of St Paul's (1882-1885), in wooden frame]About this object
Photograph; black and white portrait of the Venerable Richard Joshua Thorpe, Vicar of St Paul's (1882-1885), in wooden frame
Typewritten on the reverse of the photograph are the words "Thorpe, The Venerable Richard Joshua. Trinity College Dublin BA 1861. MA 1862. Deacon '61, Priest '62. Meath for Dublin. Curate S. John's Kingston Dublin '61-'64. S. Andrew the Less, Cambridge '64-'66. Langley Essex '66-'67. Vicar of All Saints Nelson (came with Bishop Suter in 1868) '68-'78. Asst. Curate S. Paul's Wellington '78-'80. Vicar '82-'85. Archdeacon of Wanganui '80-'82. Curate Prebleton with Templeton Christchurch N.Z. '85-'90. Chaplain to Public Institutions Christchurch '90-'95. Died 1920."
Thorpe was born in Hoghton, Lancashire, on 13 May 1838. He was the son of Richard Hall Thorpe and Mary Thorpe (nee Dumville). He emigrated to New Zealand aboard the Cissy in 1867 with his wife Charlotte and two eldest children. He died at Sumner, Christchurch, on May 23 1920.
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