Episcopal Diocese of Northern Indiana Archives

Rev. Henry Borradaile Collier

The Rev. Henry Borradaile Collier was born in Betchworth, Surrey, England, on 6 May 1860, the son of William and Henriette Collier. He moved to the Winnipeg, Manitoba was ordained a deacon in 1888 by the bishop of Saskatchewan. He moved to Wisconsin, serving missions at Red Deer and Ashland, then came to Indiana, where Bishop Knickerbacker ordained him a priest. Knickerbackr assigned him to St. Paul's Mission in Hammond, which had been newly organized. He may have spent time also at St James, South Bend, where his photo survives.  By 1892 he left Indiana for Sprague, Washington, serving a mission there until 1893. He then went to San Francisco, serving the Church of the Advent. He married there Mary Alice McRoberts. He died in Colna, California, on 25 September 1910, and is buried with his wife in Cypress Lawn Memorial Park.


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