St. Brendan the Navigator Anglican Church

City: 
Port Colborne, Ont.
Fonds - Brief Description: 

St. Brendan the Navigator Anglican Church (Port Colborne, Ont.) fonds. -- 1959-2006. -- 14cm of textual records.

In January 1957 a Sunday School was started in the Oakwood School, Omer Ave., Humberstone, by Rev. Ferris, the rector of St. James, Port Colborne. The name St. Brendan the Navigator was chosen by Rev. Ferris. In January of 1959 services were begun on a bi-monthly basis by Rev. Ferris's successor, Rev. Standish. In May, Rev. J.A. Paterson, assistant curate, began to hold services weekly. Rev. J.A. Paterson was appointed as the first rector when the Bishop of Niagara established St. Brendan the Navigator as a separate parish in Easter 1962. A building was constructed in 1964 on Northland Avenue. The church was disestablished on June 15, 2006 by Bishop Ralph Spence.

The fonds consists of parish registers containing statistical records and services. The fonds has been microfilmed.

Title based on content of fonds.
Fonds on deposit. Ownership of the fonds resides with St. Brendan the Navigator 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.
No further accruals are expected.

Finding Aid: 

Historical Notes

The church originated as a Sunday School held at Oakwood School in 1957. The first church service was held in January 1959 and a curate was appointed in May of that year. The new Parish Hall was opened for services in 1964. The church was disestablished on June 15, 2006 by Bishop Ralph Spence.

 


I - List of Parish Registers

a) Statistical

  Microfilm
Reel

Parish Register A

Parish Register A(1)

 

 

 

Baptisms, 1962-1967
Confirmations, 1963-1964
Marriages, 1963-1966
Burials, 1962-1967

Baptisms, 1962-1988
Confirmations, 1963-1990
Marriages, 1963-1989
Burials, 1962-1988

*Note: The entries from the original Parish Register A have been copied into a newer register A (1). While Register A(1) is somewhat more legible, the original Parish Register A contains more information such as a cause of death in the Burials section and signatures and sometimes place of residence of sponsors in the Baptismal section.

318

Parish Register C

Baptisms, 1989-2005
Confirmations, 1996-2005
Marriages, 1989-2005
Burials, 1989-2005

407

b) Other

  Microfilm
Reel
Parish Register B Services, Jan. 11, 1959 - Dec. 28, 1969 N/A
Parish Register D Services, Jan. 4, 1970 - June 15, 2006 N/A
Book of Remembrance 1961 - January, 1986 N/A

II - Index to Statistical Records

a) Baptisms

  Microfilm
Reel
Parish Register A(1) Feb. 25, 1962 - Oct. 9, 1988 318
Parish Register C Feb. 12, 1989 - Oct. 9, 2005 407

b) Confirmations

  Microfilm
Reel
Parish Register A(1) June 30, 1963 - April 1990 318
Parish Register C June 30, 1963 - April 1990 407

c) Marriages

  Microfilm
Reel
Parish Register A(1) May 4, 1963 - Jan. 27, 1989 318
Parish Register C Feb. 11, 1989 - Sept. 17, 2005 407

d) Burials

  Microfilm
Reel
Parish Register A(1) Jan. 5, 1962 - Dec. 14, 1988 318
Parish Register C Feb. 22, 1989 - Sept. 1, 2005 407

III - Index to Other Records

  Microfilm
Reel
Parish Register B Service or Vestry Book
Jan. 11, 1959
- Dec. 28, 1969
318
Parish Register D Service or Vestry Book
1970 - 2006
N/A
Book of Remembrance 1961-1986 N/A


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