Fonds 6P D3 - Christ Church (Anglican), Douglas, Ontario fonds

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Christ Church (Anglican), Douglas, Ontario fonds

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CA ON00006 6P D3

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  • 1864-1973 (Creation)

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3 cm of textual records

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The first Christ Church, Douglas was built in 1862 and was shared by Anglicans and Presbyterians. The deed to the church was granted to the Bishop of Ontario on May 19, 1864. In 1922, the first Christ Church was taken down and the foundation of the new church was laid. The second Christ Church, Douglas was consecrated by Bishop John Charles Roper on November 1, 1934. In 1965, the congregations of Christ Church, Douglas and All Saints, Scotch Bush amalgamated. On September 11, 1971, the church was secularized by Bishop William J. Robinson and in 1973, the building and property were sold.

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Fonds consists of records of the activities of Christ Church congregation in Douglas, Ontario. It includes property records, special services and events material, historiography, and newsclippings.

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Donated at various times by clergy, parish officers, parishioners, and staff of Christ Church, Douglas.


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Use of records for publication, either whole or in part, requires permission of the archivist.

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Index for parish records. "Guide to the Holdings of the Ecclesiastical Province of Ontario"

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No further accruals are expected.

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Parish history in "Roots & Wings" by Beth Somerville and Peggy McLeod, published c1988.

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The parish registers for this congregation are with the Parish of Beachburg-Cobden.

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