St. Luke's Anglican Church

City: 
Smithville, Ont.
Fonds - Brief Description: 

St. Luke's Anglican Church (Smithville, Ont.) fonds. -- 1882-1985. -- 34 cm of textual records.

During the winter of 1881-1882 a mission was established for the villages of Fonthill, Wellandport and Smithville. Rev. A.C. Jones provided services. St. Luke's Church was erected in Smithville in 1885 and the church was consecrated in October of that year by the bishop of Niagara. Over the years St. Luke's has been associate with churches in Beamsville, Wellandport, Fonthill, and Grimsby. For a more complete history see the pamphlet St. Luke's Church History: "The First Hundred Years".

The fonds consists of parish registers containing statistical records, services, Vestry and Ladies Guild minutes, financial records and correspondence. Most of the fonds has been microfilmed on 4 reels, numbered 167, 169-170, 324.

Title based on content of fonds.
Fonds on deposit. Ownership of the fonds resides with St. Luke's Anglican Church.
Finding aid available in hard copy and electronically.
Researchers are requested to use the microfilms. They must also sign an agreement of use form.
Further accruals are expected.

Finding Aid: 

I - List of Parish Registers

a) Statistical

  Microfilm
Reel
Parish Register A
(Includes entries
from Smithville,
Beamsville, Wellandport,
Fonthill and Grimsby)

Also includes lists of families, 1918, 1928, a Church History and list of Ministers.
Addition to the records [Accession 15-1997]

Baptisms 1882-1952
Confirmations 1884, 1885, 1887-88,
1890, 1893, 1897, 1899,
1901, 1911, 1918, 1922,
1923, 1927, 1931, 1935,
1939, 1948, 1950, 1951, 1953.
Marriages 1885-1888, 1890-92, 1894,
1897-99, 1901-2, 1904, 1909, 1911, 1913-19, 1924-26, 1929, 1933, 1937, 1939, 1940, 1942,
1944-45, 1947-52
Burials 1890-91, 1893-96, 1899,
1902, 1905, 1906, 1909-15, 1917-19, 1925-29, 1931-51
170
Parish Register S Baptisms 324
29 March 1953 - 18 August 1985
Confirmations
22 April 1953 - 21 October 1984
Marriages
27 June 1953 - 17 August 1985
Burials
24 December 1953 - 17 September 1985

b) General

  Microfilm
Reel
Parish Register B Service Book
Apr. 1909-Dec. 1931
167
Parish Register C Service Book
Sept. 1937-Sept. 1951
167
Parish Register D Service Book
Sept. 1951-June 1975
167
NOTE: Parish Registers E-R and Envelopes #1 and #3 are on temporary loan to the church since March 12 1982.
Parish Register E Vestry Book (with lists of members)
Apr. 1903-Jan. 1930
167
Parish Register F Vestry Book
Aug. 1906-1922
167
Parish Register G Vestry Book
Jan. 1931-Jan. 1954
169
Parish Register H Vestry Members - Lists
Jan. 1955-Jan. 1956
169
Parish Register I Ladies' Guild Book
(Minutes, Accounts and Lists of Members)
July 1928-Nov. 1930
170
Parish Register J Ladies' Guild Book
Jan. 1931-Dec. 1933
169
Parish Register K Ladies' Guild Book
Jan. 1934-Dec. 1936
169
Parish Register L Ladies' Guild Book
Jan. 1937-June 1938
169
Parish Register M Ladies' Guild Book
June 1938-June 1939
169
Parish Register N Ladies' Guild Book
July 1939-Dec. 1942
169
Parish Register O Ladies' Guild Book
Jan. 1943-Dec. 1945
169
Parish Register P Cash Book
Apr. 1893-Apr. 1913
170
Parish Register Q Treasurer's Cash Book
1952-1957
169
Parish Register R A.Y.P.A. Cash Book 170
Envelope #1 Baptismal Notices
1973-1975
not filmed
Envelope #2 Securities Envelope not filmed
Envelope #3 Ladies' Guild Correspondence
1937-1945
not filmed

II - Index to Statistical Records

a) Baptisms

  Microfilm
Reel
1882-1952 Parish Register A 170
29 Mar. 1953-18 Aug. 1985 Parish Register S 324

b) Confirmations

  Microfilm
Reel
1884-85, 1899, 1887-88,
1890, 1893, 1897, 1899,
1901, 1911, 1918, 1922-23,
1927, 1931, 1935, 1939,
1948, 1950-51, 1953
Parish Register A 170
22 Apr. 1953-21 Oct. 1984 Parish Register S 324

c) Marriages

  Microfilm
Reel
1885-88, 1890-92, 1894,
1897-99, 1901-02, 1904,
1909, 1911, 1913-19,
1924-26, 1929, 1933, 1937,
1939-40, 1942, 1944-45,
1947-52
Parish Register A

170

27 June 1953-17 Aug. 1985 Parish Register S 324

d) Burials

  Microfilm
Reel
1890-91, 1893-96, 1899,
1902, 1905-06, 1909-15,
1917-19, 1925-29, 1931-51
Parish Register A 170
24 Dec. 1953-17 Sept. 1985 Parish Register S 324

III - Index to General Records

a) Services

  Microfilm
Reel
Apr. 1909-Dec. 1931 Parish Register B 167
Sept. 1937-Sept. 1951 Parish Register C 167
Sept. 1951-June 1975 Parish Register D 167

b) Vestry

  Microfilm
Reel
Apr. 1903-Jan. 1930 Parish Register E 167
1906-1922 Parish Register F 167
Jan. 1931-Jan. 1954 Parish Register G 169
Jan. 1955-Jan. 1956 Parish Register H 169

c) Ladies' Guild

  Microfilm
Reel
July 1928-Nov. 1930 Parish Register I 170
Jan. 1931-Dec. 1933 Parish Register J 169
Jan. 1934-Dec. 1936 Parish Register K 169
Jan. 1937-June 1938 Parish Register L 169
June 1938-June 1939 Parish Register M 169
July 1939-Dec. 1942 Parish Register N 169
Jan. 1943-Dec. 1945 Parish Register O 169

d) Financial

  Microfilm
Reel
Apr. 1893-Apr. 1913 Parish Register P 170
1952-1957 Parish Register Q
Parish Register R
169
  (A.Y.P.A. Cash Book) 170

e) Other

  Microfilm
Reel
1973-1975 Envelope #1 not filmed
  Envelope #2 not filmed
1937-1945 Envelope #3 not filmed

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