Fonds 2 P377&6A P2 - Parish of Pakenham (Anglican), Ontario fonds

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Parish of Pakenham (Anglican), Ontario fonds

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CA ON00006 2 P377&6A P2

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  • 1842-1991 (Creation)

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7 cm of textual records Parish registers fragile.

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The Parish of Pakenham, Ontario presently consists of three churches and formerly included one other. St. Mark's, Pakenham was built between 1826 and 1844. Services for the congregation of St. John's, Antrim began by 1869 and the church was erected in 1873. St. George's, Waba developed out of services held in Ellis' Schoolhouse beginning in 1900 and land was donated for a church the following year. Services began for the congregation of a fourth church, St. Augustine of Canterbury in Galetta, about 1880 and the church was closed in 2000.

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Fonds consists of records of the activities of the Parish of Pakenham, Ontario. It includes parish registers, 1842-1970, vestry records, 1988-1991, records of committees and organizations, financial records, special services and events material, correspondence, and newsletters.

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


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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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Bound photocopy of 1842-1865 parish register on acid-free paper.

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