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Nicknames: "Reverend Isaac Brock"
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Birthplace: Winchester, Hampshire,, England
Death: Died in Kentville, Nova Scotia,, Canada
Occupation: Canon of Toronto
Managed by: Caroline Brock
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About Isaac Brock, Reverend

NAME: ISAAC BROCK= ..............(Reverend)

SURNAME : Brock.......GIVEN NAMES: Isaac.....SEX: M

BIRTH: 1829, Hampshire, England


DEATH: 1 JUN 1911, Kentville,Nova Scotia, Canada...Age (82)


  • FATHER: William BROCK
  • MOTHER: Louisa HARRISON

MARRIAGE: Ruby Roberta BUTLER, b:1832 in County Derry, Ireland

MARRIED: circa 1855

CHILDREN

1...M... Cecil Victor Brock b: 1856 in Hampshire, England


2..M.... Arthur Egbert Brock b: 1857 in Hampshire, England


3..M.... Alfred William Brock b: 1859 in Hampshire, England


4...F... Gertrude Mary Brock b: 1860 in Hampshire, England


5...F... Kathleen Harrington Brock b: 1868 in London, Ontario, Canada


6..F.... Edith Constance Brock b: 1870 in London, Ontario, Canada

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  • Reverend Canon
  • Occupation 1868 to 1872 in London, Middlesex County,
  • Canada, Principal, Huron College
  • Residence 1871 in Ward #7 More Options... Ontario, Canada Census Index, 1871
  • Census 1901 in Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada ,Title Rev. Canon

Rev Isaac worked for several years in the Irish Church Missions in Connemara and Galaway which is were he met Ruby.


1858 - 1861 - Secretary of Islington Protestant Institute in London, England


1861 - 1866 - Incumbant at Jew's Epispocal Chapel, Bethnal Green


1866 - 1868 - Rector of The Chapel of Ease, Lower Holloway, London


1868 - 1872 - Principal, Huron College, London, Ont.


1872 - 1881 - Church in Galt

1882 - 1883 - Lennoxville, Quebec. Rector at Bishops College School

1885 - President, Kings College, Kentville, Nova Scotia


Isaac Brock: Was an Anglican Clergyman who came to Canada in 1868 to be principal of Huron College in London. (Huron College is now part of the University of Western Ontario)


Apparently church politics caused him to lose this position in 1872 because the bishop wanted to build a cathedral and could not afford both a principal of the school and a dean of the cathedral so he made it one position that went to someone else.


This is the official reason in a booklet published on the History of Huron College. According to his daughter, Edith (Granny), he was not an easy person to get along with and frequently quarreled with authorities.


Granny believed he was asked to leave Huron College because he was too High Church (i.e. too much like the Roman Catholics) for them. Isaac went on to become the rector in Galt, Ontario, then, very shortly thereafter, rector of St. Peters Church in Sherbrooke Quebec, then Principal of Bishops College School in Lennoxville in 1882-83.


Apparently he got the Sherbrook job because of a sermon representatives of the church heard him preach in Galt.

The original copy of this sermon is at the Toronto Reference Library. He then went to Windsor, Nova Scotia where he was Principal and Professor of Divinity at Kings College, Windsor. He was rector of Kentville 1893-1900.

This was the happiest time in his Ministry. Apparently he continued to live in the old rectory in Kentville after retirement, as his grandson, Karl Harrington Tufts was born there in 1910.


It is likely that the new rector, a Father White, lived in the new rectory, allowing Isaac and his daughter Edith and family to live in the old until his death.


In 1887 Kings College in Windsor conferred upon him an honourary D.D.


More About Isaac Brock: Burial: Unknown, Kingston, Nova Scotia. Degree: Oxford, 1st class honors, math. Education: Clifton School, York. Elected: 1868, To London Ontario , canada. Occupation: Anglican Clergyman. Ordination: 1853


More About Isaac Brock and Ruby Roberta Butler: Marriage: 1856


Children of Isaac Brock and Ruby Roberta Butler are:

Edith Constance Brock, b. October 18, 1870, London, Ontario, Canada, d. January 1968, Charlottetown, PEI.


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•Name: Isaac Brock •Sex: M •Birth: 1829 in Hampshire, England •Death: 1 JUN 1911 in Nova Scotia, Canada •Note: Reverend Canon Census 1841 with father 1841 England Census about Isaac Brock Name: Isaac Brock Age: 11 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1830 Gender: Male Where born: Hampshire, England Civil Parish: Bishops Waltham Hundred: Bishops Waltham (Lower Half) County/Island: Hampshire Country: England Street address: Occupation: Registration district: Droxford Sub registration district: Bishops Waltham Neighbors: Household Members: Name Age Isaac Brock 11 William Brock 35 .........................................

Occupation 1868 to 1872 in London, Middlesex County, , Canada Principal, Huron College

Residence 1871 in Ward #7 More Options... Ontario, Canada Census Index, 1871

Census 1871 in Ward 7 London, Ontario, Canada Occupation 1872 to 1881 in Galt, Ontario, Canada Rector of Anglican Church Census 1881 in Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada with all family except Alfred Occupation 1882 to 1883 in Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada Rector, Bishops College School Occupation 1885 in Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada Principal, Kings College Residence 1901 in Kentville (Town/Ville), Kings, Nova Scotia More Options... 1901 Census of Canada

Census 1901 in Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada Title Rev. Canon

Father: William Brock b: 31 JAN 1805 in Guernsey, Channel Islands Mother: Anne Magdalen Gosset b: 9 OCT 1804 in London, Middlesex, England

Marriage 1 Ruby Roberta Butler b: 1832 in County Derry, Ireland •Married: ABT 1855 Children 1. Cecil Victor Brock b: 1856 in Hampshire, England 2. Arthur Egbert Brock b: 1857 in Hampshire, England 3. Alfred William Brock b: 1859 in Hampshire, England 4. Gertrude Mary Brock b: 1860 in Hampshire, England 5. Kathleen Harrington Brock b: 1868 in London, Ontario, Canada 6. Edith Constance Brock b: 1870 in London, Ontario, Canada

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Rev. Isaac Brock's Timeline

1829
1829
Winchester, Hampshire,, England
1841
1841
Age 12

1841 England Census
about Isaac Brock
Name: Isaac Brock
Age: 11
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1830
Gender: Male
Where born: Hampshire, England
Civil Parish: Bishops Waltham
Hundred: Bishops Waltham (Lower Half)
County/Island: Hampshire
Country: England
Street address:
Occupation:
Registration district: Droxford
Sub registration district: Bishops Waltham
Neighbors:
Household Members: Name Age
Isaac Brock 11
William Brock 35

1855
1855
Age 26

Isaac Brock, "Ireland, Marriages, 1619-1898"«
groom's name: Isaac Brock
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bride's name:Ruby Roberta Butler
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marriage date: 17 Apr 1855
marriage place: St George, City Of Dublin, Ire
groom's father's name:William Brock
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bride's father's name:Thomas Crawford Butler
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indexing project (batch) number:M70212-5
system origin: Ireland-VR
source film number: 101366
reference number: 2:3Q83C60
Citing this Record
"Ireland, Marriages, 1619-1898," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FG62-GGF : accessed 10 Jan 2013), Isaac Brock and Ruby Roberta Butler, 17 Apr 1855; citing reference 2:3Q83C60, FHL microfilm 101366.

1856
1856
Age 27
1857
1857
Age 28
1859
1859
Age 30
1860
1860
Age 31
1868
1868
Age 39
1870
1870
Age 41
1871
1871
Age 42

Census 1871 in Ward 7 London, Ontario, Canada
Occupation 1872 to 1881 in Galt, Ontario, Canada
Rector of Anglican Church
Census 1881 in Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
with all family except Alfred
Occupation 1882 to 1883 in Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
Rector, Bishops College School
Occupation 1885 in Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada
Principal, Kings College
Residence 1901 in Kentville (Town/Ville), Kings, Nova Scotia More Options... 1901 Census of Canada