Fonds CONG-218 - Woodbridge Presbyterian Church (Vaughan, Ont.) fonds

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Woodbridge Presbyterian Church (Vaughan, Ont.) fonds

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CA ON00313 CONG-218

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  • 1845-1974 (Creation)

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19 cm of textual records

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Woodbridge Presbyterian Church (Vaughan, Ont.) was established in 1874 by the Rev. Peter Nicol. The congregation was officially organized in 1875. For the first three years, services were held in the Temperance Hall. A church building was dedicated in December of 1877. The first minister was the Rev. R. Pettigrew who served from 1875 until 1884. Woodbridge Presbyterian Church remained with The Presbyterian Church in Canada during the time of Church Union in 1925. Knox Presbyterian Church, Vaughan amalgamated with Woodbridge in 1961.

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Fonds consists of the records of Woodbridge Presbyterian Church (Vaughan, Ont.) and the records of the amalgamated Knox Presbyterian Church (Vaughan, Ont.). The records of Woodbridge Presbyterian Church consist of: Marriages (1902-1948) and a history (1974). The records of Knox Presbyterian Church consist of: Baptisms (1845-1960); Session minutes (1845-1915, 1845-1900); Communion Roll (1874-1914, 1932-1939); Congregational Meeting minutes (1854-1961) and other records.

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Notes Session minutes are restricted for a period of 50 years from the date they were written.

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A file list is available. See FA-4000V at The Presbyterian Church in Canada Archives.

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