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Published Sources

Adams, John.  Historic Guide to Ross Bay Cemetery.  Victoria:  Sono Nis Press, 1998.

Adam, Thomas. "Philanthropic Landmarks: The Toronto Trail from a Comparative Perspective: 1870's to the 1930's". Urban History Review, October 2001, vol 30 (1).

Bagshaw, Roberta.  No Better Land:  the 1860 diaries of the Anglican Colonial Bishop George Hills.  Victoria:  Sono Nis Press, c1996.

British Columbia Geographical Names.

Caradus, S.R.  A Temple Not Made With Hands:  A History of Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria, BC.  Victoria:  Printorium Bookworks, 2004.

Church of Our Lord. <>

Corbett, Gail.  Barnardo Children in Canada.  Peterborough: Woodland Publishing, 1981.

Cridge Centre for the Family. <>

Dickenson, Susan.   Edward Cridge and George Hills: doctrinal conflict, 1872-1874, and the founding of Church of Our Lord in Victoria, British Columbia.  MA Thesis. Victoria: University of Victoria, 1964.

Gray, Kirkman B.  A History of English Philanthropy.  London: PS King & Son, 1905.

Gregson, Harry.  A History of Victoria 1842-1970.  Victoria:  The Victoria Observer Publishing Company, 1970.

Fawcett, Edgar.  The Reminiscences of Bishop Cridge.  British Columbia: s.n., 19--. [Greater Victoria Central Library Branch, Local History Room, 920 CRI]

Johnson, F. Henry.  A History of Public Education in British Columbia.  Vancouver: University of British Columbia, 1964.

Kilian, Crawford.  Go Do Some Great Thing.  The Black Pioneers of British Columbia.  Vancouver:  Douglas & McIntyre, 1978.

Luxton, Donald.  Building the West:  The Early Architects of British Columbia.  Vancouver:  Talonbooks, 2003.

McCarthy, Kathleen.  Philanthropy and Culture:  The International Fundation Perspective.  Philadelphia:  University of Pennsylvania Press, 1984.

Morris, Robert.  Rethinking Social Welfare:  Why Care for the Stranger? New York:  Longman Inc, 1986.

Owen, David.  English Philanthropy: 1660-1960.  Boston:  Belknap Press, 1964.

Paradice, Russ.  “Edward Cridge”.  <>

Pethick, Derek.  James Douglas:  Servant of Two Empires.  Vancouver:  Mitchell Press Limited, 1969.

Pethick, Derek.  Summer of Promise, Victoria 1864-1914.  Victoria:  Sono Nis Press, 1980.

Prochaska, F.K.  Women and Philanthropy in Nineteenth-Century England.  London:  Clarendon Press.

Reksten, Terry.  More English than the English:  a very social history of Victoria.  Victoria:  Orca Book Publishers, 1986.

Rooke, Patricia and R.L. Schnell.  Discarding the Asylum.  London:  University Press of America Inc., 1983.

Segger, Martin and Douglas Franklin.  Victoria:  A History in Architecture 1843-1929.  Victoria:  Heritage Architectural Guides, 1979.

Storey, Vernon et al.  The Home. Orphans’ Home to Family Centre 1873 to 1998.  Victoria:  The Cridge Centre for the Family, 1999.

The Diocese of Western Canada and Alaska Reformed Episcopal Church. <>

Underhill, Stuart.  The Iron Church 1860-1985.  Victoria:  Braemar Books Limited, 1984.

Washburn, Henry.  The Religious Motive in Philanthropy.  New York: Books for Libraries Press, 1931.

Archival Sources

BC Archives

Annual Reports of the BC Protestant Orphans Home.  NW 971.63 B862r.

Edward Cridge Papers, 1835-1918.  1.02 m textual records.  MS-0320.

Protestant Orphans Home fonds, 1883-1926.  27 cm textual records.  N/C/B77.

City of Victoria Archives

Cridge Centre for the Family fonds

 UVIC Special Collections

British Columbia Protestant Orphans’ Home, British Columbia Protestant Orphans’ Home [microform] : incorporated under the "Benevolent Societies Act, 1891. Victoria, B.C., 1893.  CIHM no. 94326

Cridge, Edward, “Spiritualism”, or, Modern necromancy [microform] Victoria, B.C. 1870.  CIHM no. 14832

Cridge, Edward.  To the Right Rev George Hills.  BX6077 C7.

Judgement Bishop Hill vs Rev Cridge, 1874.  CIHM no.14360. Hills, Edward, Trial of the Very Reverend Edward Cridge, Rector and Dean of Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria [microform] : documents, evidence, correspondence and judgments as used and given in the Bishop’s Court and in the Supreme Court of the province before the Hon. Chief Justice Begbie. Victoria, B.C., 1875. CIHM no. 24010

External Links

BC Archives

Cridge Centre for the Family

City of Victoria Archives

Victoria's Victoria

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