King's College


King's College
   1) (New Brunswick)
   W Charter granted by George IV, 1828, 49; endowed by New Brunswick Legislature, 49; controlled by Church of England, 49-50, 51; proposed amendments to charter, 51-56; amendment bill finally passed, 56; becomes University of New Brunswick, 86; originated in College of New Brunswick and chartered, 1800, 86. T Proposal to convert into agricultural school, 20; cause of its unpopularity, 21, 48; terms of the Act of 1859, 48-49. See New Brunswick, College of; New Brunswick, University of.
   2) (Nova Scotia)
   An academy opened at Windsor, Nova Scotia, 1788. The following year an Act passed for "the permanent establishment and effectual support of a college at Windsor," and £400 per annum granted towards its maintenance. Under this act, King's College opened in 1790. Received royal charter, 1802.
   Index: H Founded by Church of England, 81. E Directly under control of Church of England, 93.
   Bib.: Partridge, University of King's College in Canada: An Ency., vol. 4; Akins, Brief Account of the Origin of King's College; Hind, University of King's College.
   3) (Upper Canada)
   Granted royal charter, Mar. 15, 1827.
   Index: Md Proposed government subsidy in connection with university scheme, 29; college and its property secularized, becoming University of Toronto, 30; replaced as Church of England College by University of Trinity College, 30. BL Conceived by Simcoe, land grant made, royal charter granted, Strachan president of, 191-192; opposition to terms of charter, amendments, building erected, teaching begins, 1843, 192-193; its land grant, 194; Baldwin proposes transfer of its property to University of Toronto, 195, 293; Strachan opposes transfer, 195, 196. E Its history and connection with the university question, 93-94. R Strachan secures royal charter, 72; and becomes first president, 73; terms of charter, 73-74; inauguration, 1843, 147; its financial position, 147; council of, charged with control of grammar schools, 248-249. See Toronto University.
   Bib.: Hopkins, Canada: An Ency., vol. 4; Bethune, Memoir of Bishop Strachan; Robinson, Sir John Beverley Robinson.

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