Fonds F1384 - Smithville United Church (Ont.) fonds

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Smithville United Church (Ont.) fonds

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CA ON00340 F1384

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  • 1998 (Reproduction)
    Reproducer
    United Church of Canada Archives
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    Microfilmed
  • 1835-1996 (Creation)
    Creator
    Smithville United Church (Ont.)

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1.24 m of textual records

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Smithville Pastoral Charge was formed in 1925, formerly Methodist; it included Grace Church in Gainsboro Township. Gainsboro Methodist Episcopal Circuit was active from at least 1849 to 1855; it included Smithville, Caistor, Pelham, Lane's Church in Gainsboro Township. Smithville Methodist Episcopal Church was established ca. 1850; it became a Methodist church at union. Smithville Methodist Circuit was active from at least 1884; it was discontinued when the United Church was formed. Grace United Church was established in 1925, formerly Methodist; it closed ca. 1969. Smithville United Church was established in 1925, formerly Methodist.

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Fonds consists of records, including baptisms, 1835-1847, marriage, 1836, of Gainsboro Methodist Episcopal Circuit (includes Niagara Methodist Episcopal Circuit, Canboro Methodist Episcopal Circuit, Caistor, Wainfleet, Pelham, Thorold, Lyon's Creek, Smithville), 1835-1855; subscription list of Smithville Methodist Episcopal Church, 1855; records, including marriages, 1884-1911, of Smithville Methodist Circuit (includes Smithville Wesleyan Methodist Circuit, Smithville, Grace Church in Gainsboro Township, Woodburn, Salem, Mingle Hill, Sunnydale, Buckbee, Eden, Angelical), 1859-1911; records of Smithville Methodist Church (includes Smithville Wesleyan Methodist Church), 1851-1922; records, including marriages, 1926-1942, of Smithville Pastoral Charge (includes Smithville Methodist Circuit, Smithville, Grace Church in Gainsboro Township), 1888-1970; Congregational minutes of Grace United Church, Gainsboro Township, 1950-1969; records of Smithville United Church (includes Smithville Methodist Church), 1911-1996.

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  • English

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Parts of the textual records are available on microfilm reel LCM-228: positive and negative; 35 mm. For a listing of these records, see the LCR Microfilm Shelf List. LCM reels are available through Inter-Library Loan.

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Open

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Use microfilm where available.

Finding aids

Hamilton Conference - finding aid 290

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1977.155L

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1999.008L

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