Fonds CONG-29 - Avonton Presbyterian Church (Ont.) fonds

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Avonton Presbyterian Church (Ont.) fonds

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CA ON00313 CONG-29

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  • 1957, 1977 and microfilmed 1973 (originally created 1859-1935) (Creation)

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1 cm of textual records 1 reel of microfilm

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Avonton Presbyterian Church was established in 1857. A church building was soon constructed and formally opened on May 23rd, 1858. The first minister inducted into the charge was The Rev. William Doak, who served until 1869. A new church was constructed in 1894, on the site of the original.

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Fonds consists of minutes, registers and other records (some of which are on microfilm) of Avonton Presbyterian Church in Avonton, Ontario. These include: Baptisms (1859-1902); Marriages (1860-1904); Session minutes (1859-1900); Communion Roll (1859-1900); Historic Roll (1860-1935); Board of Managers minutes (1860-1880); an anniversary Order of Service (1977); and a historical sketch about the church written in 1957.

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

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