Hardy, Ralph Willard

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Type of entity

Person

Authorized form of name

Hardy, Ralph Willard

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Other form(s) of name

  • Hardy, R.W.

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Description area

Dates of existence

1890–1987

History

R.W. Hardy was a Methodist and later United Church minister, who served congregations in Saskatchewan and British Columbia. He was born in 1890 and spent his childhood in Ontario, before attending the University of Toronto. He was both ordained and married in June 1921, in Whitby, Ontario. He moved west and was assigned by the Methodist Church to the hospital in Hafford, Saskatchewan. From 1925 to 1930, Hardy served as a United Church minister in Speers and then Maymont, before transferring to Cranbrook, B.C.

Places

During his time as a minister, Hardy worked at Hafford, Speers, and Maymont (along with Eastbourne and Fielding), before transferring to Cranbrook, B.C.

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Internal structures/genealogy

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Control area

Authority record identifier

SCAA-UCCS-0079

Institution identifier

SCNUCSC

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Status

Draft

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

2017-October: drafted for SAIN

Language(s)

  • English

Script(s)

Sources

Ministry information from Douglas Walkington, Guide to United Church Ministers 1925-1980, and from Hardy’s “Memories of Speers and Maymont”, in his Saskatchewan Conference biographical file (A676.XX.SC.Hardy). Additional dates from United Church of Canada Year Book 1987 (“In Memoriam” section).

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