Fonds F1609 - Cairngorm Pastoral Charge (Ont.) fonds

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Cairngorm Pastoral Charge (Ont.) fonds

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CA ON00340 F1609

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  • 1998 (Reproduction)
    United Church of Canada Archives
  • 1863-1959 (Creation)
    Cairngorm Pastoral Charge (Ont.)

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35 cm of textual records

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Cairngorm Pastoral Charge was formed in 1925 and included : Cairngorm, Bethel, Glenoak, and later, Adelaide (ca. 1927) and East Adelaide (ca. 1931). The charge disbanded ca. 1956 and Cairngorm, Bethel and East Adelaide amalgamated with Kerwood Pastoral Charge to form Kerwood-Cairngorm Pastoral Charge.

Cairngorm United Church was established in 1925, formerly Methodist. Zion Cairngorm Methodist Church was established ca. 1877. It joined the United Church of Canada in 1925 and formed part of Cairngorm Pastoral Charge. It closed on June 30, 2011.

Bethel United Church was established in 1925, formerly Methodist. Bethel Methodist Church was established in 1870 with the dedication of the church. It joined the United Church of Canada in 1925. It closed ca. 1959

East Adelaide United Church was established in 1925, formerly Presbyterian. It closed ca. 1968

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Fonds consists of records, including baptisms, 1871-1905, of Calvin Presbyterian Church, Adelaide Township, 1863-1923; Official Board minutes of Cairngorm Pastoral Charge (includes Cairngorm Methodist Circuit, Cairngorm, Glen Oak, Bethel Church in Adelaide Township, East Adelaide Church), 1910-1956; records, including baptisms, 1917-1926, of East Adelaide United Church, Adelaide Township (includes Calvin Presbyterian Church, Adelaide Township); marriage register of Cairngorm United Church (includes Cairngorm Methodist Circuit, Adelaide), 1896-1928; records of Bethel United Church, Adelaide Township (includes Bethel Methodist Church), 1922-1959.

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No damage - no need for restoration or copying

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  • English

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Parts of the textual records are available on microfilm reel LCM-209: positive and negative; 35 mm. For a listing of these records, see the LCR Microfilm Shelf List.

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

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London Conference - finding aid 291

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Includes former Fonds 1726: Bethel United Church (Adelaide Township, Ont.) and Fonds 1608: East Adelaide United Church (Ont.)

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