Fonds F1381 - Paisley Pastoral Charge (Ont.) fonds

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Paisley Pastoral Charge (Ont.) fonds

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CA ON00340 F1381

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  • 1996-1997 (Reproduction)
    United Church of Canada Archives
  • 1860-2004 (Creation)
    Paisley Pastoral Charge (Ont.)

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66 cm of textual records

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Paisley Pastoral Charge was formed in 1925; it included Ebenezer Church in Elderslie Township, and Pinkerton. Wesley Methodist Church was active from at least 1896; it joined with Knox Presbyterian Church to form Knox United Church in 1925. Ebenezer Methodist Church was established ca. 1857; it joined the United Church in 1925. Knox Presbyterian Church was established ca. 1860; it joined with Wesley Methodist Church to form Knox United Church. Knox United Church was established in 1925, formerly Presbyterian and Methodist. Ebenezer United Church was established in 1925, formerly Methodist; it closed ca. 1972. Harmony United Church was established in 1925, formerly Presbyterian.

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Fonds consists of marriages of Wesley United Church, Paisley, 1896-1924; Ladies Aid Society minutes of Ebenezer Methodist Church, Elderslie Township, 1911-1923; records, including baptisms, 1871-1925, of Knox Presbyterian Church, Paisley, 1860-1925; baptisms of Paisley Pastoral Charge (includes Knox Church, Ebenezer Church), 1941-1971; records, including baptisms, 1918-1941, marriages, 1896-1961, burials, 1918-1959, of Knox United Church, Paisley (includes Knox Presbyterian Church, Wesley Methodist Church), 1896-1986; records of Ebenezer United Church, Elderslie Township (includes Ebenezer Methodist Church), 1917-1972; records of Harmony United Church, Pinkerton (includes Knox Memorial United Church), 1948-2004

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  • English

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Parts of the textual records are available on microfilm reel(s) LCM-48 and LCM-49: 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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