Fonds UC012 - Drummond Street United Church (Granby) fonds

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Drummond Street United Church (Granby) fonds

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CA ETRC UC012

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  • 1857-1927 (Creation)

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0,16 m of textual records.

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Drummond Street United Church, initially of Methodist denomination and formerly known as the Methodist Church, was organized in Granby around 1850. In 1925, when the United Church of Canada was founded, amalgamating Methodist, Presbyterian and Congregational Churches, the Methodist Church decided to join the union and change its name to Drummond Street United Church. It was under the jurisdiction of the Montreal Presbytery of the Montreal and Ottawa Conference of the United Church of Canada. In 1928, the Church was amalgamated with Trinity United Church to form Granby United Church. In 1975, Granby United Church was transferred from the Montreal Presbytery to the Quebec-Sherbrooke Presbytery of the Montreal and Ottawa Conference of the United Church of Canada. The Church was governed by the Official Board and the Board of Trustees in co-operation with committees and organizations, such as the Sunday School.

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The fonds contains source material on the management, the congregation's affairs, and the organizations of Drummond Street United Church in Granby from 1857 to 1927. It also provides information on the Shefford Circuit from 1861 to 1902. It consists mainly of minutes and registers of Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards (1885-1920), Annual Reports (1926-1927), Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials (1857-1925), Membership (1861-1902), and Organizations (1897).

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The registers of baptisms, marriages, and burials may be restricted at the discretion of the Archivist.

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Researchers may also consult the Granby United Church fonds (UC008).

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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 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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1 février, 2016

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