Fonds 2 G4&2 G45&2 S69&6C2 W1B - Parish of Wakefield-Chelsea-Lascelles (Anglican), Quebec fonds

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Parish of Wakefield-Chelsea-Lascelles (Anglican), Quebec fonds

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CA ON00006 2 G4&2 G45&2 S69&6C2 W1B

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  • 1864-2001 (Creation)

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39 cm of textual records Parish registers fragile.

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The Parish of Wakefield-Chelsea-Lascelles consists of four churches. In 1870, land for a church in Wakefield was obtained from Dame Sarah McTaggart and in two years, the Church of the Good Shepherd was built just outside the village. In 1875, the building of St. Mary Magdalene Church, Chelsea was begun and was dedicated two years later. Between 1864 and 1887, Holy Trinity Church, Masham (Lascelles) was built of pine. Land was obtained in 1892 and St. Stephen's, Kazabazua was consecrated in 1900.

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Fonds consists of records of the activities of the Parish of Wakefield-Chelsea-Lascelles in Quebec. It includes parish registers, 1864-1993, the records of committees and organizations including parish council, financial records, special services and events material, correspondence, and newsletters. Includes some records for St. George's, Gatineau.

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Donated at various times by clergy, parish officers, parishioners, and staff of the Parish of Wakefield-Chelsea-Lascelles.


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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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The 1864-1972 parish register is a typed duplicate of the Wakefield and Lascelles registers that are covered in this period. Original and photocopy available for the 1899-1930 parish register.

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