Fonds F1705 - Ripley - Bervie/Kinloss Pastoral Charge (Ont.) fonds

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Ripley - Bervie/Kinloss Pastoral Charge (Ont.) fonds

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CA ON00340 F1705

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  • 1996-1997 (Reproduction)
    United Church of Canada Archives
  • 1874-2009 (Creation)
    Ripley-Bervie/Kinloss Pastoral Charge (Ont.)

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1.35 m of textual records
1 microfilm reel : positive

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Ripley-Bervie/Kinloss Pastoral Charge was formd on February 15, 2005 with the amalgamaton of Bervie/Kinloss and Ripley: St. Andrew's Pastoral Charges. It is still an active pastoral charge of the United Church of Canada. Bervie Pastoral Charge was formed in 1925, formerly Methodist; it included Bervie and Kinloss. It changed its name to Bervie/Kinloss Pastoral Charge ca. 2001.

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Ripley Pastoral Charge was formed in 1925; it included St. Andrew's Church in Ripley, Clarke Church in Ripley, and Olivet. Ripley Methodist Church was active from at least 1884; it joined the United Church in 1925. Huron Presbyterian Church was established ca. 1854; it joined the United Church in 1925. St. Andrew's United Church was established in 1925, formerly Methodist and Presbyterian. Clarke United Church was established in 1925, formerly Methodist; it closed ca. 1971. Olivet United Church was established in 1925, formerly Methodist; it closed ca. 1972, however its congregation continued to meet until 1976.

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Fonds consists of records of Bervie Methodist Circuit (includes Bervie, Armow, Millarton, Kinloss, Zion Church), 1889-1921; records, including baptisms, 1896-1922, marriages, 1896-1917, of Ripley Methodist Circuit (includes Ripley, Bethel, Mount Zion (now Holyrood), Olivet, Clarke Church in Clarks Church), 1884-1922; membership record of Clarke Methodist Church, Clarks Church, 1903-1910; records of Ripley Methodist Church, 1885-1923; Woman's Missionary Society minutes of Kinloss Methodist Church, 1913-1920; records, including baptisms, 1901-1922, of Huron Presbyterian Church, Ripley, 1874-1922; communion roll/register of Knox Presbyterian Church, Ripley, 1910-1923; communion roll/register of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Ripley, 1922-1925; records, including baptisms, 1922-1980, marriages, 1913-1942, 1955-1970, burials, 1942-1980, of Ripley Pastoral Charge (includes Ripley Methodist Circuit, St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Knox Presbyterian Church, St. Andrew's United Church, Olivet, Clarks Church), 1913-1980; circuit register of Armow Pastoral Charge (includes Armow Methodist Circuit, Armow, Millarton, Zion Church), 1921-1954; records, including baptisms, 1920-1964, marriages, 1896-1950, burials, 1923-1955, of Bervie Pastoral Charge (includes Bervie Methodist Circuit, Armow Methodist Circuit, Armow Pastoral Charge, Bervie, Kinloss), 1896-1964; records, including marriages, 1913-1942, of St. Andrew's United Church, Ripley (includes Knox Presbyterian Church, St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Ripley Methodist Church), 1874-1995; records of Clarke United Church, Clarks Church (includes Clarke Methodist Church), 1900-1971; records of Olivet United Church (includes Ripley Methodist Church), 1920-1976; records of Kinloss United Church (includes Kinloss Methodist Church), 1920-2009; records, including marriages, 1923-1927, 1952-1954, of Chalmer's United Church, Armow (includes Armow Methodist Church), 1923-1970; records of Bervie United Church, 1940-1982; records, including baptisms, 1959-1966, of Zion United Church, 1959-1967; records of Millarton United Church, 1942-1973.

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  • English

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    Parts of the textual records are available on microfilm reel(s) LCM-1: 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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    Includes records of former Fonds 1382: Ripley Pastoral Charge (Ont.) and Fonds 1755: Kinloss United Church (Ont.)

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