Bernard Creamer : Altars, Churches, and Fine Buildings

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    Opening statement, Introduction, overview of what he will talk about -Bernard Creamer. Background Information surrounding his topic
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    Bernard Creamer was a successful farmer. He was born in 1860 and is from Sourie , may have been born on the ship coming over here.
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    Received a district school education, moved up to east point. set up his building contract/business there and he married an [Elisa], ship crash
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    East point is known for its wrecks, worst wreck was a British war ship. Was a scandal as to how a warship can run into a reef, captains lost their licenses etc. But actually the lighthouse was placed wrong. Discussing his grandfather moving the lighthouse , fog alarm system
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    Discusses Creamer's uncle and cousin who he adopted how he would carry her on jobs to the lighthouse etc.
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    Columba, speaks about Father Burke has a written a wonderful source for all Parishes on the island
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    St. Joseph’s convent was another project Bernard was involved in in 1885. He started the designs for the church.
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    The church had a fire. Catherine Hennessey and others tried to save the building by cutting it into four.
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    1894 a home was built for a jeweller and it was built by a William who was a poet and carpenter. Triangular shape. Dr. from sourie also made amazing things
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    1891 constructruction on St. Catherines. Bernard Creamer and Edward Duffey worked on the blue printer. 1928 the church caught fire
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    Gives the dimensions of altar, descriptions
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    Speaks about Creamer's Cravings
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    He reads the examiner report of the cathedral
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    St.Annes parish settled by numerous irish, discusses photograph and describes the church style. Architect was burned. Henry O'leary went with brick instead of would reads a piece from Sister Helen. Complications st.annes faced. Story of a curse came back after trying to fix the church they acquired a lot of debt
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    Bernard Creamer in 1912 was in town council and the committee.
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    March 1913 St. Dunstan's went up in smokes, it was not as the Island's crown jewel.
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    SIDE A ENDS
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    Second church in Kellie's Cross
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    wrote to bishop to take matter to court. Kellie's cross was not ever incorporated with Roman Catholic
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    conclusions, questions
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    SIDE B ENDS