St. Matthew Anglican Church

City: 
Hamilton, Ont.
Fonds - Brief Description: 

Church of St. Matthew Anglican Church (Hamilton, Ont.) fonds. -- 1887-1967. -- 1.1 m of textual records and photographs.

A brief history of the Church of St. Matthew can be found in the finding aid. The fonds consists of parish registers containing statistical records, services, Vestry, Advisory Council, Women's Auxiliary, and Young People's Association minutes, and financial registers, as well as Building Committee and Advisory Board minutes, photographs, correspondence, and other documents. Most of the fonds has been microfilmed on 7 reels, numbered 44-50.

Title based on content of fonds.
Fonds on deposit. Ownership of the fonds resides with the Church of St. Matthew.
Finding aid is 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 not expected.

Finding Aid: 
See Church History In Filing Cabinet 

Historical Notes

The Church of St. Matthew was established in 1887 at the corner of Barton Street East and St. Matthew Avenue in the east-central part of the city. On 10 January 1966 the church was gutted by fire but the church records were saved. For a year the congregation held their services in Christ Church Cathedral. In 1967 the congregations were joined.


I - List of Parish Registers

  Microfilm
Reel
Parish Register A Baptisms 1887-1934 45
Parish Register B Baptisms 1934-1945 44
Parish Register C Baptisms 1945-1952 44
Parish Register D Baptisms 1952-1956 44
Parish Register E Baptisms 1956-1967 44
Parish Register F Marriages 1887-1913
Burials 1887-1889
45
Parish Register G Marriages 1906-1912 48
Parish Register H Marriages 1913-1923 45
Parish Register I Marriages 1923-34 45/46
Parish Register J Marriages 1934-1947 46
Parish Register K Marriages 1939, 1947-1949 46
Parish Register L Marriages 1949-1956 46
Parish Register M Marriages 1956-1967 48
Parish Register N Confirmations 1888-1939, 1950-1960
Burials 1887-1952
46
Parish Register O Burials 1952-1967 48
Parish Register P Confirmations 1962-1966 48
Parish Register Q Service Register 1906-1938 46/47
Parish Register R Service Register 1940-1949 48
Parish Register S Service Register 1940-1949 48
Parish Register T Service Register 1957-1961 48
Parish Register U Service Register 1962-1967 48
Parish Register V Vestry Minutes 1887-1906 47
Parish Register W Vestry Minutes 1907-1909 48
Parish Register X Vestry Minutes 1910-1924 48
Parish Register Y Vestry Minutes 1928-1947 47
Parish Register Z Vestry Minutes 1947-1967 47
Parish Register AA Minutes of the Advisory Council 1951-1953 48
Parish Register BB Minutes of the Advisory Council 1959-1966 48
Parish Register CC Minutes of the Advisory Council 1966-1967 48
Parish Register DD Women's Auxiliary Minutes 1914-1923 47
Parish Register EE Women's Auxiliary Minutes 1923-1928 47
Parish Register FF A.Y.P.A. Minutes 1960-1961 48

II - List of Financial Records

  Microfilm
Reel
Financial Register #1 Offerings 1930-1940 47
Financial Register #2 Accounts 1943-1944 49
Financial Register #3 Accounts 1945-1946 49
Financial Register #4 Accounts 1946-1950 50
Financial Register #5 Accounts 1950-1952 50
Financial Register #6 Accounts 1953-1955 50
Financial Register #7 Receipts 1955-1958 49
Financial Register #8 Accounts 1956-1958 50
Financial Register #9 Women's Auxiliary Accounts 1942-1963 not filmed
Financial Register #10 Women's Guild Accounts   not filmed
Financial Register #11 Choir Accounts 1962-1967 not filmed
Financial Register #12 Church School Accounts 1961-1967 not filmed
Financial Register #13 A.Y.P.A. Cash Book 1966-1967 not filmed
Financial Register #14 A.Y.O. Expense Book 1966-1967 not filmed
Financial Register #15 Monthly Statements 1959-1967 not filmed
Financial Register #16 Women's Auxiliary
Receipts, Statements
1942-1963 not filmed
Financial Register #17 Miscellaneous Reports   not filmed
Financial Register #18 Miscellaneous Accounts 1950-1952 not filmed

III - Index to Statistical Records

a) Baptisms

  Microfilm
Reel
1887-1934 Parish Register A 45
1934-1945 Parish Register B 44
1945-1952 Parish Register C 44
1952-1956 Parish Register D 44
1956-1967 Parish Register E 44

b) Burials

  Microfilm
Reel
1887-1889 Parish Register F 45
1887-1952 Parish Register N 46
1962-1966 Parish Register O 48

c) Confirmations

  Microfilm
Reel
1888-1939
1950-1960
Parish Register N 46
1962-1966 Parish Register P 46

d) Marriages

  Microfilm
Reel
1887-1913 Parish Register F 45
1906-1912 Parish Register G 46
1913-1923 Parish Register H 45
1923-1934 Parish Register I 45/46
1934-1947 Parish Register J 46
1939
1947-1949
Parish Register K 46
1949-1956 Parish Register L 46
1956-1967 Parish Register M 48

 

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