Holy Trinity Anglican Church

Alma, Ont.
Fonds - Brief Description: 

Holy Trinity Anglican Church (Alma, Ont.) fonds. -- 1875-1950. -- 6 cm of textual records. -- 1 microfilm reel.

It is not clear when Holy Trinity was founded. In 1887-1888 property belonging to Mary Jane Archibald was sold to the Alma parish. At the same time funds were being raised for a "new" church. Holy Trinity Church closed on 13 January 1950.

The fonds consists of parish registers containing statistical records, Vestry minutes and services, which are located at the Wellington County Museum. It has been microfilmed on 1 reel, numbered 297. A small amount of textual records are located at McMaster University, including property deeds, an indenture and some correspondence. They were received in 1995.

Title based on content of fonds.
The fonds is located at the Wellington County Museum and Archives, R.R. 1, Fergus, Ont.
Finding aid available in hard copy and electronically.
There are no access restrictions.
Further accruals are not expected.

Finding Aid: 

(Original Records at Wellington County Museum. -We primarily have microfilm.)

The Original Records of Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Alma, are in the Wellington County Museum and Archives, R.R.1, Fergus. Records listed below are on Microfilm obtained through the kindness of the Museum.



I - List of Parish Records

Parish Register, 1881-1885   297
Baptismal Register, 1875-1880   297
Vestry Minutes, 1879-1900   297
Service Register and Minutes, 1938-1949   297
Register of Offerings, 1909-1936
(Including Vestry Minutes, 1936)
Account Book, 1886-1888   297
Account Book, 1890-1908   297
Library Book Register, Circa 1900
(see also following information)
1) Indenture of Bargain and Sale, February 11, 1865.
Thomas and Rebecca Graham and James and Mary Graham
to Mary Jane Archibald.
Lots 162, 163,164 on Elora Street, Village of Alma.
2) Deed of Land, June 14, 1887
Mary Jane Archibald to the Incorporated Synod of the
Diocese of Toronto.
Lot 164 on Elora Street, Village of Alma.
3) Deed of Land, January 26, 1888.
Mary Jane Archibald to the Incorporated Synod of the
Diocese of Toronto.
Lots 162, 163 on Elora Street, Village of Alma.
4) Bishop's Commendatory Letter re: erecting a new Church
at Alma, May 30, 1888.
5) Resolutions and correspondence re: sale of part of the
property April 8, 1918.
6) Correspondence re: (I) Change in stipend arrangement
November 27, 1945
(II)Closing of the Church
January 13, 1950
7) Declaration by the congregation agreeing to the closing
of the Church.

(In box of materials from St. George, Hamilton)

Copy of the application by St. John's, Elora for the
$1,500.00 held by the Synod of the Diocese from the
sale of the Church and the mark, CK #14486,
indicating payment.
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