Fonds F2563 - Conn Pastoral Charge (Ont.) fonds

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Conn Pastoral Charge (Ont.) fonds

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CA ON00340 F2563

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  • 1987 (Reproduction)
    United Church of Canada Archives
  • 1866-2008 (Creation)
    Conn Pastoral Charge (Ont.)

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56 cm of textual records
1 microfilm reel: positive and negative; 35 mm

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Conn Pastoral Charge was formed ca. 1930, and was originally known as Conn - Cedarville Pastoral Charge; it included Morrison Church in Cedarville and Westcott Church in Conn

Conn Methodist Church was established ca. 1871 as Nelson's Methodist Church in what was then known as Bell's Corners; it joined with the Presbyterian Church to form a Union Church in 1922

Damascus Pastoral Charge was formed in 1925, formerly Methodist; it included Mount View, and was discontinued ca. 1958, when Damascus became a point on Conn Pastoral Charge. Damascus Methodist Church was active from at least 1900 to 1925, when it became a United Church. Damascus United Church was established in 1925, formerly Methodist; it closed ca. 1969.

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Fonds consists of circuit register of Cedarville Methodist Circuit (includes Cedarville Mission, including Cedarville, Bell's Corners, Woodland and North Arthur, Cedarville, Conn and North Arthur Methodist Churches), 1885-1912; building specifications, 1882, of Conn Methodist Church; Sunday School record books, 1900-1916, subscription book, 1907-1923, of Damascus Methodist Church; records, including marriages, 1866-1905, of Cedarville Presbyterian Church (includes Proton and Kingcote Presbyterian Churches), 1866-1921; records of Levendale Presbyterian Church in West Luther Township, 1906-1925; records, including baptisms, 1900-1980; marriages, 1899-1980, and burials, 1941-1980, of Conn Pastoral Charge (includes Cedarville Methodist Circuit, Kenilworth Methodist Church, including Mount View, Cedarville Presbyterian Church, including Esplin, Morrison, Proton, Damascus Pastoral Charge, Knox Union Church in Conn, Damascus United Church, Knox/Westcott United Church in Conn, Cedarville), 1896-2008; minutes of meetings, 1904-1951, subscription lists, 1911-1937, of Damascus Pastoral Charge (includes Damascus Methodist Circuit, Mount View); records, including baptisms, 1937, 1946-1965, and marriages, 1897-1938, of Damascus United Church,1904-1968; records, including baptisms, 1910-1924, 1927-1959, and marriages, 1866-1905, of Morrison United Church (includes Cedarville Presbyterian Church, Esplin, Morrison, Proton and Mount Forest Presbyterian Churches, North Luther and Woodland), 1866-2008; records, including baptisms, 1921-1926, marriages, 1896-1913, 1953-1980, and burials, 1941-1980, of Westcott United Church, Conn (includes Levenale Presbyterian, Conn Methodist Church), 1896-2008

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  • English

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Accession 1977.602L was microfilmed by the United Church of Canada Archives

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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 1400: Conn Methodist Church (Ont.), Fonds 1405: Damascus Pastoral Charge (Ont.) and Fonds 1938: Morrison United Church (Cedarville, Ont.)

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