Christ Church

City: 
McNab, Ont.
Grantham, Ont.
Archives Predating 1869: 
Baptisms, Marriages & Burials, 1854
Fonds - Brief Description: 

Christ Church Anglican Church (McNab, Ont.) fonds. -- 1849-1999. -- 22 cm of textual records.

A mission was opened at the Eight Mile Creek Brick School House in Grantham, Ont. in 1847 by Rev. J.F. Lundy. In 1853 construction began on a church. It opened for services on 25 December 1853. The church underwent major repairs in 1895. Grantham, Ont. was renamed McNab, Ont. in 1908.

The fonds consists of parish registers containing statistical records and Vestry minutes; also correspondence and other documents. Most of the fonds has been filmed on 3 reels of microfilm, numbered 168, 201, 325. Researchers should also consult the St. George's Church (Homer, Ont.) fonds.

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

Finding Aid: 
Known, until 1908, as Christ Church, Grantham, Ontario

 


I - List of Parish Registers

a) Statistical

  Microfilm
Reel
Parish Register A Baptisms 1849-1928
Confirmations 1849, 1854, 1857, 1860,
1903-1907, 1912, 1914, 1927
Marriages 1849, 1855, 1856-1924,
including one for 1926
Burials 1849, 1852-1928
168
Parish Register B Baptisms 1930-1938
Confirmations 1930-1939
Marriages 1929-1940
Burials 1929-1940
168
Parish Register C Baptisms 1939-1971
Confirmations 1939-1971
Marriages 1941-1971
Burials 1940-1971
168
Parish Register D Vestry Meeting Minutes Book
(incl. financial records for 1847-1878)
201
Parish Register E Vestry Meeting Minutes Book
1877 declaration of the parish boundaries
201
Parish Register F Vestry Meeting Minutes 1906-1950 325
Parish Register G Women's Auxiliary Treasurer's Reports,
1918-1936
325
Parish Register H Marriages 1858-1872 325
Parish Register I Vestry Book
Jan 1, 1974-Aug 29, 1992
361
Parish Register II
(This register is held jointly with Christ Church, McNab.)
Baptisms 1944-1990
Confirmations 1945-1971
Marriages 1944-1997
Burials 1945-1999
431
Parish Register J
(This register is held jointly with Christ Church, McNab.)
Baptisms 1990-1999
Confirmations 1971-1998
Marriages 1997-1999
Burials 1949-1999
434

b) Other

  Microfilm
Reel
Envelope #1 Misc. papers and letters not filmed

II - Index to Statistical Records

a) Baptisms

  Microfilm
Reel
1849-1928 Parish Register A 168
1930-1938 Parish Register B 168
1939-1971 Parish Register C 168
1944-1990 Parish Register II 431
1991-1999 Parish Register J 434

b) Confirmations

  Microfilm
Reel
1849, 1854, 1857,
1860, 1903-1907,
1912, 1914, 1927
Parish Register A 168
1930-1939 Parish Register B 168
1939-1971 Parish Register C 168
1945-1971 Parish Register II 431
1972-1998 Parish Register J 434

c) Marriages

  Microfilm
Reel
1849, 1855,
1856-1924, 1926
Parish Register A 168
1858-1872 Parish Register H 325
1929-1940 Parish Register B 168
1941-1971 Parish Register C 168
1944-1997 Parish Register II 431
1997-1999 Parish Register J 434

d) Burials

  Microfilm
Reel
1849, 1852-1928 Parish Register A 168
1929-1940 Parish Register B 168
1940-1971 Parish Register C 168
1945-1999 Parish Register II 431
1999 Parish Register J 434

II - Index of General Records

a) Service Books

  Microfilm
Reel
1887-1939 Parish Register D(2) 325
1939-1973 Parish Register E(2) 325

b) Vestry Meeting Minutes

  Microfilm
Reel
1906-1950 Parish Register F 325

c) Women's Auxiliary Treasurer's Report

  Microfilm
Reel
1918-1936 Parish Register G 325

 

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