Fonds F1353 - Melville United Church (Fergus, Ont.) fonds

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Melville United Church (Fergus, Ont.) fonds

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CA ON00340 F1353

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  • 1998 (Reproduction)
    United Church of Canada Archives
  • 1845-2003 (Creation)
    Melville United Church (Fergus, Ont.)

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2.63 m of textual records

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Melville United Church was established in 1925, formerly Presbyterian; in 1926 it was joined by the congregation of Wesley United Church. Fergus Methodist Church was established ca. 1848 as a Wesleyan Methodist Church; it joined the United Church in 1925, becoming Wesley United Church. Melville Presbyterian was established ca. 1845; it joined the United Church in 1925. Wesley United Church was established in 1925, formerly Methodist; it closed in 1926, its congregation joining Melville United Church, with a Trustee Board continuing to administer property matters

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Fonds consists of records, including marriages, 1848-1868, of Fergus Methodist Church, 1848-1925; records of Melville Presbyterian Church, 1845-1921; and records, including baptisms, 1889-1926, 1941-1990 marriages, 1896-1997, and burials, 1894-1895, 1941-1968, 1972-2003 of Melville United Church, Fergus (includes Fergus Methodist Church, Melville Presbyterian Church), 1884-2003.

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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 LCM-223: positive and negative; 35 mm. 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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