1762-1840Patriot, colonizer and priest, he was born in the Highlands of Scotland. In 1804 he came to Canada as chaplain of the disbanded Glengarry Fencibles and later became Auxiliary Bishop of Quebec. As the first Bishop of the Roman Catholic diocese of Kingston formed in 1826, he lived in this building and in 1831 was appointed to the Legislative Council of Upper Canada. In 1837 he founded Regiopolis College in Kingston and is buried in St. Mary's Cathedral in this city.
|Placed By||Ontario Archaeological and Historic Sites Board|
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|Date Added||Friday, October 25th, 2019 at 11:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 381384 N 4898478|
|Decimal Degrees||44.22988333, -76.48521667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 44° 13.793', W 76° 29.113'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||44° 13' 47.58" N, 76° 29' 6.78" W|
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