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Barnston Methodist Church fonds
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CA ETRC UC048
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0,06 m of textual records.
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Barnston Methodist Church was organized around 1875 and was part of the Barnston Methodist Circuit, which included Bickford Corner, Way's Mills, Heath's Corner, Barnston Corner, Heathton, Wayville, and Baldwin's Mills. The Barnston Methodist Church closed at the beginning of the 1920s.
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The fonds contains source material on the management and the Church membership of the Barnston Methodist Church from 1875 to 1923. It also provides information on the Way's Mills Union Church from 1931 to 1982. It consists of minutes, a register of baptisms, marriages, and burials, and a circuit register. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards (1887-1982), Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials (1875-1915), and Membership (1875-1923).
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The register of baptisms, marriages, and burials may be restricted at the discretion of the Archivist.
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Researchers may also consult Way's Mills Union Church fonds (UC047/015.01/001) which contains minutes of a meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Barnston Methodist Church held on 1 March 1922, and a history of the Barnston Methodist church.
No more accruals are expected.
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The documents were loaned in 1993 by the Montreal and Ottawa Conference of the United Church of Canada.
The archives of the Quebec and Sherbrooke Presbytery local churches and pastoral charges are all arranged according to a common classification system established by Susan Stanley, former Montreal and Ottawa Conference Archivist.
The documents are in English.
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Finding aid prepared using Rules for Archival Description (RAD).
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1 février, 2016