Fonds 6C1 C&6C1 C3&51 C14 - St. Mark's Church (Anglican), Cumberland, Ontario fonds

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St. Mark's Church (Anglican), Cumberland, Ontario fonds

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CA ON00006 6C1 C&6C1 C3&51 C14

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  • 1846-1991 (Creation)

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24.5 cm of textual records 5 photographs : b&w and col. Parish and service registers fragile.

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Land was donated by Mr. John Sparrow in 1867 and the church was built the same year. In 1892, St. Mark's was moved from the farm of Mr. Sparrow to the village of Cumberland as the majority of Anglicans lived there. During the move, services were held in a hall and an increased attendance was a result of the change. Renovations were undertaken at St. Mark's in 1935 and 1955. The 125th anniversary of St. Mark's, Cumberland was celebrated in 1992. An addition was completed and renovations made to the church in 1999.

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Fonds consists of records of the activities of St. Mark's congregation in Cumberland, Ontario. It includes parish register, 1982-1987, vestry records, 1887-1988, service registers, 1910-1991, records of committees and organizations including parish council, financial records, property records, special services and events material, correspondence, historiography, newsclippings, lists of parishioners, and photographs. Includes the records for the former Parish of Cumberland-Orleans.

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Donated at various times by clergy, parish officers, parishioners, and staff of St. Mark's, Cumberland.


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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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Some photographs are encapsulated.

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