Fonds F1902 - Bruce Mines Pastoral Charge (Ont.) fonds

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Bruce Mines Pastoral Charge (Ont.) fonds

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CA ON00340 F1902

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  • 1892-1965 (Creation)
    Bruce Mines Pastoral Charge (Ont.)

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2 microfilm reels: positive and negative: 35 mm

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Bruce Mines Pastoral Charge was formed in 1925, formerly union. It initially included Bruce Mines and Cloudslee; ca. 1938 Cloudslee became part of Rydal Bank Pastoral Charge and Port Lock (now Port Law) and Desbarats joined Bruce Mines.

Bruce Mines, located at 18 Williams Street in Bruce Mines, was established in 1925, fomerly Union. The Methodists had been in Bruce Mines for some time before establishing a chufch in 1905. The Presbyterians started having services in the community in 1890 and a church was erected in 1894. In 1917, the Methodists and Presbyterians formed a Union church with services being held in the Methodist building. The church joined the United Church of Canada in 1925. It is still an active congregation of the United Church of Canada.

Port Lock United Church was established in 1925, formerly a union church. It closed ca. 1953.

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Fonds consists of Quarterly Official Board minutes of Bruce Mines Methodist Circuit (includes Bruce Mines, Cloudslee), 1906-1917; baptisms, 1905-1917, marriages, 1896-1917, 1919, of Bruce Mines's Presbyterian Pastoral Charge (includes Bruce Mines, Rydal Bank); Woman's Christian Temperance Union minutes of Bruce Mines's Union Church (includes Bruce Mines Methodist Church), 1916-1925; records, including baptisms, 1903-1951, marriages, 1896-1965, burials, 1903-1953, of Bruce Mines Pastoral Charge (includes Bruce Mines Methodist Circuit, Bruce Mines Union Circuit (includes Bruce Mines, Cloudslee, Rydal Bank), Bruce Mines, Cloudslee, Port Lock (now Port Law), Desbarats), 1896-1965; Board and Committee minutes of Port Lock United Church (now Port Law) (includes Port Lock Presbytereian Church, Port Lock Union Church), 1892-1952

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  • English

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

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Condition: No damage - no need for restoration or copying

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