Fonds - Parish of Aylmer (Anglican), Quebec fonds

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Parish of Aylmer (Anglican), Quebec fonds

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  • 1857-1993 (Creation)

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60 cm of textual records Parish registers fragile.

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The Parish of Aylmer consists of three churches and formerly included one other. Christ Church, Aylmer was established in 1842 and the church was completed in 1845. St. Luke's, Eardley began as an outstation of Onslow with services held in a log schoolhouse from 1854 to 1871 near the site of the present church building completed in 1874. In 1857, a site was donated in Quyon for a church and burial ground and St. John the Evangelist, Quyon was consecrated in 1862. St. Augustine's, Lower Eardley (later Breckenridge) was opened and consecrated in 1881, but secularized in 1971 and sold the following year.

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Fonds consists of parish registers, 1857-1993, for the Parish of Aylmer in Quebec.

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Donated at various times by clergy, parish officers, parishioners, and staff of the Parish of Aylmer.


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Parish registers after 1930 available only to family members.

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Photocopying of original registers is not permitted. Use of records for publication, either whole or in part, requires permission of the archivist.

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Index to parish registers. Database available for index to parish registers. Index for other parish records. "Guide to the Holdings of the Ecclesiastical Province of Ontario"

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Further accruals are expected.

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Bound photocopy of 1869-1898 parish register on acid-free paper.

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