Fonds F2558 - Victoria Memorial United Church (Honeywood, Ont.) fonds

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Victoria Memorial United Church (Honeywood, Ont.) fonds

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CA ON00340 F2558

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  • 1998 (Reproduction)
    United Church of Canada Archives
  • 1868-2015 (Creation)
    Victoria Memorial United Church (Honeywood, Ont.)

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1.04 m of textual records

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Victoria Memorial United Church, in Honeywood, was established in 1925, formerly Methodist. It closed in 2014.
Honeywood - Horning's Mills Pastoral Charge was formed in ca. 1966 when Honeywood and Horning's Mills pastoral charges amalgamated. The charge included Horning's Mills, Terra Nova, Honeywood, Redickville. Honeywood-Horning's Mills Pastoral Charge and Maxwell-Badjeros Pastoral Charge amalgamated to form Grey Dufferin Pastoral Charge on April 2011.
Wesley United Church, Horning's Mills was established in 1925, formerly Methodist.
Redickville United Church was established in 1925, formerly Methodist.
Honeywood United Church was established in 1925, formerly Methodist.

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Fonds consists of records of Horning's Mills Methodist Circuit (includes Horning's Mills, Terra Nova, Whitfield), 1868-1919; records of Honeywood Methodist Circuit (includes Honeywood, Lavender, Terra Nova, and Redickville), 1896-1925; records of Horning's Mills Methodist Church, 1888-1923; records, including baptisms, 1918-1919, 1940-1963, marriages, 1940-1965, burials, 1929-1964, of Horning's Mills Pastoral Charge (includes Horning's Mills Methodist Circuit, Horning's Mills, Terra Nova, Whitfield, Primrose, Melancthon), 1899-1965; records of Honeywood Pastoral Charge (includes Honeywood, Redickville and Lavender), 1944-1966; records, including baptisms, 1964-1999, marriages, 1946-1999, burials, 1944-1998, of Honeywood-Horning's Mills Pastoral Charge (includes Honeywood Pastoral Charge, Redickville, Victoria Memorial United Church in Honeywood, Wesley United Church in Horning's Mills), 1944-2008; records, including marriages, 1896-1941, of Wesley United Church, Horning's Mills (includes Horning's Mills Methodist Circuit), 1896-2010; records of Redickville United Church (includes Redickville Methodist Church), 1911-1965; records of Melancthon United Church, 1941-1966; records of Lavender United Church, 1962-1965; and records of Victoria Memorial United Church, Honeywood (includes Honeywood Methodist Church, Honeywood-Horning's Mills Pastoral Charge, Honeywood United Church), 1901-2015.

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Numerous bindings were removed from record books due to mould.

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  • English

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Parts of the textual records are available on microfilm reel LCM-246: 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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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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Toronto Conference - finding aid 288

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Further accruals are expected.

General note

Index of baptisms, marriages, and burials before 1925 available in the Reading Room. See publication Dufferin County United Churches Melancthon and Mulmur Townships formerly Methodist, Presbyterian and United Brethren, Ontario Genealogical Society.

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Burial register pre-1944 was destroyed in the manse fire on December 20, 1944, as noted in the burial register (2019.179L Box 1-3).

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