Fonds F1312 - Nelson-Palermo Pastoral Charge (Ont.) fonds

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Nelson-Palermo Pastoral Charge (Ont.) fonds

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CA ON00340 F1312

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  • 1996-1997 (Reproduction)
    United Church of Canada Archives
  • 1836-1992 (Creation)
    Nelson-Palermo Pastoral Charge (Ont.)

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1.03 m of textual records
1 photograph

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Nelson-Palermo Pastoral Charge was established in 1959. Nelson Methodist Episcopal Circuit was established circa 1812, and included Bronte, Burlington, Waterdown, Ballinafad, Clarkson, Nassagaweya Township, Mountsberg and Millgrove; it eventually joined the Methodist Church, Canada. Palermo Methodist Church was established circa 1812; it joined the United Church of Canada in 1925. Palermo United Church was established 1925, formerly Methodist. Nelson United Church was established 1925, formerly Methodist. Mount Pleasant Methodist Church was established in 1880; it closed in 1924.

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Fonds consists of records including baptisms, 1838-1852, of Nelson Methodist Episcopal Circuit (includes Bronte, Burlington and Millgrove, Ballinafad, Clarkson, Waterdown, Nassagaweya Township), 1836-1852; records of Palermo Methodist Church, 1840-1922; records, including baptisms, 1959-1972, marriages, 1959-1975, 1959-1978, of Nelson-Palermo Pastoral Charge, 1959-1983; records of Palermo United Church (includes Palermo Methodist Church), 1901-1984; records of Nelson United Church (includes Nelson Methodist Church), 1924-1992; photograph of Mount Pleasant Methodist Church, Merton.

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  • English

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Microfilm of some records from accession 94.150L available on 1 unverified microfilm reel (16mm : positive and negative).
Parts of the textual records are available on microfilm reel(s) LCM-41: 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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