St. Paul's Anglican Church

City: 
Glanford, Ont.
Fonds - Brief Description: 

St. Paul's Anglican Church (Glanford, Ont.) fonds. -- 1849-1948. -- 14 cm of textual records.

Anglican church activities in Glanford began in 1849. There was no church but Rev. R.N. Merritt, a travelling missionary, provided services. In 1851 is was agreed to build a church. On 7 May 1858 St. Paul's was dedicated by the Bishop of Toronto. Over the years St. Paul's was associated with several other churches, including St. Peter's in Barton, Ont., St. George's, Hannon, Ont., Christ Church, Woodburn, Ont. and St. George's Tapleytown, Ont. For a more complete history see St. Paul's Church (Anglican) Glandford, Ontario, 100th Anniversary.

The fonds consists of parish registers containing statistical records, services and Vestry minutes, financial registers and other documents. Most of the fonds has been microfilmed on 2 reels, numbered 26, 28.

Title based on content of fonds.
Fonds on deposit. Ownership of the fonds resides with St. Paul's 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: 

Note: For early records-see St. John's, York. (See history of St. Paul's in filing cabinet)

 


I - List of Parish Records

a) Statistical

  Microfilm
Reel
Parish Register A Baptisms 1849-1853
Marriages 1864-1881
Burials Feb. 1850, 1869,-1882
28
Parish Register B Baptisms 1850-1881
Marriages 1850-1864
Burials 1850-1868
28
Parish Register C Confirmations 1858-1882
Communicants 1854-1886
Services 1883-1886
26
Parish Register D

 

Marriages 1899-1908
The marriages in this register are
from July 1884-July 1910 but the first
marriage in the Glanford-Barton area is
on 20 Sept. 1899. (Rev. Fletcher's first year of a ten-year incumbency in Barton- Glanford). Before that, there are some marriages at St. Alban's, Grand Valley and other areas (Colbeck, Palermo, Trafalgar).
The last Barton-Glanford marriage is on
24 June 1908.
26

 

Parish Register E

 

Baptisms 1882-1945
Confirmations 1911, 1925-1929,
1936, 1944
Marriages 1882-1913
Burials 1882-1944
28

 

Parish Register F Marriages 1904-1948 26
Parish Register G Baptisms 1946-1967 not available
(in use by Parish) Confirmations 1948-1953,
1958-1975
Marriages 1946-1976
for microfilm
Parish Register H

 

Vestry Minutes 1855-1930
Declaration pledges 1874, 1876,
1885,1916
Annual accounts, statements,
Historical information 1903
Building committee receipts 1853
26

 

b) Financial

  Microfilm
Reel
Financial Register #1 1907-1912 28
Financial Register #2

(in use by Parish)

St. Paul's Cemetery Fund
1918-1976
Minutes of Cemetery board
meetings
not filmed
 

II - Index to Statistical Records

a) Baptisms

  Microfilm
Reel
Sept. 1849-June 1853 Parish Register A 28
Jan. 1850-Dec. 1881 Parish Register B 28
Feb. 1882-Apr. 1945 Parish Register E 28
Apr. 1946-June 1967
Apr. 2 1944
Parish Register G
-in the 1946 section
not filmed

b) Communicants

  Microfilm
Reel
1854-1886 Parish Register C
List of Communicants
(sick and deceased also)
26

c) Confirmations

  Microfilm
Reel
1858-1882 Parish Register C 26
1911,1925-1929,
1939, 1944
Parish Register E
(at end of Baptismal section)
28
1948, 1951-1953,
1958-1975
Parish Register G not filmed

d) Marriages

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Reel
Aug. 12 1864-Oct. 1881 Parish Register A 28
Oct. 1850-Mar. 1864
 
Parish Register B
(one marriage-Aug. 4 1864,
is on the first page of the
book, before the Baptisms)
28
 
Sept. 1899-June 1908 Parish Register D 26
Mar. 1882-Aug. 1913 Parish Register E 28
June 1904-July 1948 Parish Register F 26
Nov. 1946-May 1976 Parish Register G not filmed

e) Burials

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Reel
Feb. 1850,Jan. 1869-Jan. 1882 Parish Register A 28
Apr. 1850-Nov. 1868 Parish Register B 28
Jan. 1882-Sept. 1944 Parish Register E 28

f) Service Registers

  Microfilm
Reel
1883-1886 Parish Register C 26

g) Vestry Minutes

  Microfilm
Reel
1855-1930 Parish Register H 26

III - Index to Financial Records

  Microfilm
Reel
1907-1912 Collections, names and amounts
(Financial Register #1)
28
1918-1976
 
St. Paul's Cemetery Fund,
Includes minutes of cemetery
board meetings.
(Financial Register #2)
not filmed
 

IV - Other Records

a) Declaration Pledges

  Microfilm
Reel
1874, 1876,
1885-1916
Parish Register H 26

b) Miscellaneous

  Microfilm
Reel
Surveyor's description of
church site Dec. 29 1851
Parish Register H
(back of book)
26
Building committee
receipts 1853
Parish Register H
(back of book)
26
Receipts from deed
registration 1855
Parish Register H
(back of book)
26
Letter concerning
St. Peter's, Barton,
Oct. 27, 1922
Parish Register H
(back of book)
26