Fonds F1590 - Bancroft-Carlow Pastoral Charge (Ont.) fonds

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Bancroft-Carlow Pastoral Charge (Ont.) fonds

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CA ON00340 F1590

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  • 1998 (Reproduction)
    United Church of Canada Archives
  • 1884-1997 (Creation)
    Bancroft-Carlow Pastoral Charge (Ont.)

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26 cm of textual records
6 microfilm reels : positive and negative
2 audio cassettes

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Bancroft-Carlow Pastoral Charge was formed ca.1969 upon the union of Bancroft Pastoral Charge and Carlow Pastoral Charge; it included Bancroft (St. Paul's), Baptiste (St. Matthew's); L'Amable (St. Andrew's), Boulter (Carlow), and (New) Hermon (Mayo). Bancroft Pastoral Charge was formed in 1925; formerly Methodist and Presbyterian; it included Bancroft (St. Paul's), Monk (now Monck) Road (until the 1930s only), Baptiste (St. Matthew's), Paudash (until ca. 1958 only), Detlor (Grace, from 1931 to ca.1968), and L'Amable (St. Andrew's); it was discontinued ca.1969 when it merged with Carlow Pastoral Charge to form Bancroft- Carlow Pastoral Charge.

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(1925-ca. 1969)

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Carlow Pastoral Charge was formed in 1925, though it was originally referred to as Fort Stewart Pastoral Charge; formerly Presbyterian; it included points in Carlow and Mayo Townships, including Fort Stewart, Craigmont, Boulter, Boundary, McArthurs Mills, Hermon (now New Hermon), and New Carlow; ca.1969, Carlow Pastoral Charge combined with Bancroft Pastoral Charge to form Bancroft-Carlow Pastoral Charge.

Carlow Presbyterian Pastoral Charge traces its origins to the 1860s and the establishment of the North Hastings Mission; by the 1870s, Carlow and Mayo was identified as a separate mission; at various times, this mission included Carlow, Hermon (now New Hermon), McArthurs Mills, Bessemer, Fort Stewart, New Carlow, Boundary, and Craigmont; it entered the United Church in 1925, where it was at first sometimes referred to as Fort Stewart Pastoral Charge.rt Pastoral Charge.

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Fonds consists of Quarterly Board minutes, 1884-1917, of Bancroft Methodist Circuit (includes Bancroft, Vankleek's, Bronson's, Paudash, Monk (now Monck) Road, and Egan Creek); records of St. Paul's Methodist Church in Bancroft, 1901-1922; records, including baptisms, 1878-1895, of Carlow and Mayo Presbyterian Pastoral Charge (includes Carlow a nd Mayo,Long Lake, Hermon [now New Hermon]), 1868-1914; records, including baptisms, 1886-1918, and marriages, 1896-1917, of L'Amable Presbyterian Mission (includes L'Amable, Turriff, and Bancroft), 1886-1922; records, including baptisms, 1900-1967, marriages, 1899-1960, and burials, 1899-1965, of Bancroft Pastoral Charge (includes Bancroft Methodist Circuit, Bancroft, Monk (now Monck) Road (until the 1930s only), Baptiste, Paudash (until ca.1958), Detlor (from 1931 to ca.1968), and L'Amable), 1897-1967; records of Carlow Pastoral Charge (includes Fort Stewart Pastoral Charge, Carlow Township, Mayo Township, Fort Stewart, Craigmont, Boulter, Boundary, McArthurs Mills, Hermon [now New Hermon], New Carlow), 1904-1953; marriages, 1960-1972, and communion rolls, 1918-1973, of Bancroft-Carlow Pastoral Charge (includes Bancroft Methodist Circuit, Bancroft Pastoral Charge, Bancroft, Baptiste, L'Amable, Boulter, and (New) Hermon), 1918-1973; records of St. Paul's United Church in Bancroft (includes St. Paul's Methodist), 1909-1997; records of St. Andrew's United Church in L'Amable (includes St. Andrew's Presbyterian), 1903-1976; a Home Mission record book, 1930, from Detlor United Church Mission (includes Detlor, L'Amable, Turriff, and Ormsby); Woman's Association minutes, 1953-1961, and audio cassette recording of the 100th anniversary service of Grace United Church in Detlor; and records of St. Matthew's United Church in Baptiste, 1939-1960.

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  • English

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Microfilm copy of all of the original records in this fonds (relating to Bancroft) are available on 6 microfilm reels (positive and negative); microfilm copies of original records not held by the United Church Archives are also included; see finding aid for details.
Parts of the textual records are availavle on microfilm reel LCM-202: positive and negative; 35 mm. For a listing of these records, see the LCR Microfilm Shelf List. LCM reels are available through Inter-Library Loan.

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Access to baptismal, marriage and burial registers may be restricted according to relevant privacy legislation.

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Use microfilm where available

Finding aids

Bay of Quinte Conference - finding aid 287

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Includes former Fonds 1657: Carlow Pastoral Charge

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1995.010L/audio cassette


1998.020L/audio cassette.

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