Fonds F1347 - Port Robinson Pastoral Charge (Ont.) fonds

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Port Robinson Pastoral Charge (Ont.) fonds

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CA ON00340 F1347

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  • 1996-1997 (Reproduction)
    United Church of Canada Archives
  • 1877-1968 (Creation)
    Port Robinson Pastoral Charge (Ont.)

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28 cm of textual records

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Port Robinson Pastoral Charge was established in 1925, formerly Methodist; it included Lyons Creek Church in Lyons, Cook's Mills and Mount Vernon, and was discontinued in 1968, when Port Robinson United Church closed. Port Robinson Methodist Circuit was established ca. 1884, and included Crowland and Lyons Creek Church; it was discontinued in 1925 when the Methodist Church joined the United Church. Port Robinson Methodist Church was active from at least 1884; it joined the United Church in 1925. Port Robinson United Church was established in 1925, formerly Methodist; it closed in 1968. Lyon's Creek was established in 1925, formerly Methodist.

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Fonds consists of records, including baptisms, 1907-1908, burials, 1896-1912, of Port Robinson Methodist Circuit (includes Crowland, Lyon's Creek, Chippawa Methodist Episcopal Circuit), 1877-1914; records, including baptisms, 1917, of Port Robinson Methodist Church, 1914-1919; records, including baptisms, 1914-1965, marriages, 1915-1964, burials, 1914-1963, of Port Robinson Pastoral Charge (includes Lyons, Cook's Mills, Mount Vernon, Port Robinson Methodist Circuit), 1884-1964; records of Port Robinson United Church, 1941-1968; Ladies Aid/Woman's Association minutes of Lyons Creek United Church (includes Lyons Creek Methodist Church), 1922-1961

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Condition: Damages - requires restoration or copying.

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  • English

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Parts of the textual records are available on microfilm reel(s) 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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Baptisms of Port Robinson Pastoral Charge are found with the records of Lyon's Creek United Church (Niagara Falls, Ont.) fonds.

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