Fonds F1327 - Chesley - Dobbinton Pastoral Charge (Ont.) fonds

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Chesley - Dobbinton Pastoral Charge (Ont.) fonds

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CA ON00340 F1327

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  • 1996-1997 (Reproduction)
    United Church of Canada Archives
  • 1885-1981 (Creation)
    Chesley - Dobbinton Pastoral Charge (Ont.)

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29 cm of textual records

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Chesley - Dobbinton Pastoral Charge was formed in 1925, also known as Chesley Pastoral Charge. It included St. John's United Church in Chesley and Dobbinton United Church. It is still an active congregation of the United Church of Canada.
St. John's United Church, located at 123 2nd Ave SE, Chesley, was established in 1925, formerly Methodist. St. John's Methodist Church was established circa 1875; it joined the United Church of Canada in 1925.
Dobbinton United Church, located at 341 Bruce County Road 40, Dobbinton, was established in 1925, formerly Methodist. Dobbinton Methodist Church was established circa 1892.

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Fonds consists of marriage register of St. John's Methodist Church, Chesley, 1885-1900, 1906; Ladies Aid minutes of Dobbinton Methodist Church, 1911-1922; minutes of Geneva Presbyterian unionists, 1925; records, including baptisms, 1922-1965, marriages, 1907-1964, burials, 1920-1965, of St. John's United Church, Chesley (includes St. John's Methodist Church), 1907-1981; records of Dobbinton United Church, 1937-1979.

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  • English

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Parts of the textual records are available on microfilm reel(s) LCM-2: positive and negative; 35mm. 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.

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Hamilton Conference - finding aid 290

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Includes records of former Fonds 1328: Dobbinton United Church (Ont.)

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