Fonds F1588 - Hay Bay Church (Adolphustown Township, Ont.) fonds

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Hay Bay Church (Adolphustown Township, Ont.) fonds

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CA ON00340 F1588

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  • 1825-1957 (Creation)
    Hay Bay Church (Adolphustown Township, Ont.)

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7 cm of textual records
1 microfilm reel : positive and negative

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Hay Bay Church was built by the Wesleyan Methodist Church in 1792, the first Methodist church to be built in Upper Canada; it closed in 1860, but is maintained as a historic site.

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Fonds consists of the following records of Hay Bay Church in Adolphustown Township, and related records: preaching plan appointments of the Bath Circuit of the Wesleyan Methodist Church, 1858; receipts of the Hay Bay Branch of the Upper Canada Bible Society, 1848-1849; subscription list for the new church building (lot 18, 2nd con.), 1859; subscription list and minutes of the local Methodist Missionary Society, 1825-1843; and visitors' registers, 1950-1957.

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  • English

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With the exception of the visitors' registers, this fonds includes microfilm copies only; location of originals unknown.

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Bay of Quinte Conference - finding aid 287

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