Fonds F1818 - Central United Church (Stratford, Ont.) fonds

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Central United Church (Stratford, Ont.) fonds

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Fonds

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CA ON00340 F1818

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2.94 m of textual records
221 photographs

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(1925-2015)

Administrative history

Central United Church, located at 194 Avondale Avenue in Stratford, was established in 1925, formerly Methodist. Central Methodist Church was established in 1845. The first church was located at lots 116 and 117 on Erie Street in Stratford. The church joined the United Church of Canada in 1925. A new church building was constructed on Avondale Avenue in 1962. It amalgamated with St. John's United Church in Stratford ca. 2015 to form Avondale United Church, using the Central church building

Custodial history

This material forms part of the Ontario Regional Councils program of the United Church of Canada Archive.

Scope and content

Fonds consists of Quarterly Board minutes of Stratford Primitive Methodist Circuit (includes Waterloo Street Church in Stratford, Fullarton, Mitchell, Logan, Downie, Sebringville), 1864-1884; circuit register of Harmony Methodist Circuit (includes Harmony, Maplewood, Harrington (Harrington West), 1870-1920; records of Central Methodist Church, Stratford (includes Stratford Wesleyan Methodist Circuit, Stratford, Harmony, Harrington, Maplewood, Brookdale, Zion Church in Shakespeare), 1860-1925; records, including baptisms, 1900-1928, 1939-2015, marriages, 1896-2015, burials, 1900-1928, 1939-2015, of Central United Church, Stratford (includes Central Methodist Church), 1831-2015

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  • English

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Parts of the textual records are available on microfilm reels LCM-215 and LCM-216: positive and negative; 35 mm. For a listing of these records, see the LCR Microfilm Shelf List. LCM reels are available through Inter- Library Loan.

Restrictions on access

Access to baptismal, marriage and burial registers may be restricted according to relevant privacy legislation.

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Use microfilm where available

Finding aids

London Conference - finding aid 291

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1996.125L

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1998.046L/TR

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2018.271L

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CAN

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ON00340

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Final

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Full

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revised eg; 03/2020

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