Fonds F1404 - Copetown - Rockton Pastoral Charge (Ont.) fonds

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Copetown - Rockton Pastoral Charge (Ont.) fonds

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CA ON00340 F1404

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  • 1996-1997 (Reproduction)
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    United Church of Canada Archives
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    Microfilmed
  • 1846-2009 (Creation)
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    Copetown Pastoral Charge (Ont.)

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75 cm of textual records

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Copetown Pastoral Charge was formed in 1925, formerly Methodist; it included Rockton and Salem Church in Beverly Township. Ancaster Methodist New Connexion Circuit was formed ca. 1842, and included Copetown, Lynden, Harrisburg (now Vroomenia), Zion Church in Ancaster Township, Salem Church in Beverly Township, Cummin's Church in East Flamborough Township, Tuck's Chapel in Nelson Township, Dundas, Waterdown, Mount Tabor Church in Millgrove; it was discontinued when the Methodist Church of Canada was formed in 1874. Copetown Methodist Circuit was formed in 1884 as West Flamborough Circuit, and included Harrisburg (now Vroomenia), Salem Church in Beverly Township, Brock Road Church in West Flamborough Township, Mount Zion Church in Beverly Township, Lynden; it was discontinued in 1925 when the United Church was formed. Copetown Methodist Church was established ca. 1826 as a Wesleyan Methodist Church; it joined the United Church in 1925.

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Fonds consists of records, including baptisms, 1846-1853, of Ancaster Methodist New Connexion Circuit (includes Copetown, Lynden, Harrisburg, Zion Church in Ancaster Township, Salem Church in Beverly Township, Cummins Church in East Flamborough Township, Tuck's Chapel in Nelson Township, Mt. Tabor Church in Millgrove, Dundas, Waterdown), 1846-1865; records of Copetown Methodist Circuit (includes Ancaster Methodist New Connexion Circuit, Lynden Methodist Circuit, Harrisburg, Salem Church in Beverly Township, Brock Road in West Flamborough Township, Mount Zion in Beverly Township), 1865-1923; Trustee Board minutes of Copetown Methodist Church, 1890-1916; records, including marriages, 1896-1984, of Copetown Pastoral Charge (includes Copetown Methodist Circuit, Rockton, Salem Church in Beverly Township), 1896-1987; records, including baptisms, 1942-2009, marriages, 1984-2009, and burials, 1941-2001, of Copetown - Rockton Pastoral Charge, 1942-2009; and records of Copetown United Church, 1916-2002

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Condition: Damages - requires restoration or copying

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  • English

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Parts of the textual records are available on microfilm reel(s) LCM-8: 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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1977.174L

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2010.058L

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2017.157L

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