Fonds CONG-25 - Atwood Presbyterian Church (Ont.) fonds

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Atwood Presbyterian Church (Ont.) fonds

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CA ON00313 CONG-25

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  • 1896-1996 and microfilmed 1981 (originally created 1861-1905) (Creation)

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8 cm of textual records

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The congregation of Atwood Presbyterian Church in Ontario was established in 1858. A building was constructed in 1860 with the opening service being held in January 1861. This was replaced by a newer structure in 1877. The congregation of Knox Presbyterian Church, Ethel, established at least by 1875, merged with Atwood on December 31st, 1995.

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Fonds consists of minutes, registers and other records (some on microfilm) of Atwood Presbyterian Church in Atwood, Ontario and Knox Presbyterian Church in Ethel, Ontario. For Atwood Presbyterian Church these include: Marriages (1896-1901); Session minutes (1861-1905); Congregational Meeting minutes (1890-1900); and two historical sketches about the church written in 1937 and 1958. The records for Knox Presbyterian Church in Ethel, include: Baptisms (1896-1989); Marriages (1944-1989); Session minutes (1965-1995); and a Communion Roll (1980-1996).

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Notes Session minutes are restricted for a period of 50 years from the date they were written.

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A file list is available. See FA-4000A at The Presbyterian Church in Canada.

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