Fonds F1891 - Iroquois Falls Pastoral Charge (Ont.) fonds

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Iroquois Falls Pastoral Charge (Ont.) fonds

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CA ON00340 F1891

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  • 1910-2023 (Creation)
    Iroquois Falls Pastoral Charge (Ont.)
  • 1996-1997 (Reproduction)
    United Church of Canada Archives

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123 cm of textual records, 1 photograph, 3 sheets of architectural drawings

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Administrative history

Iroquois Falls Pastoral Charge was formed in 1925, formerly Methodist; it included Iroquois Falls (also known as Trinity), Ansonville and Porquis Junction. The last remaining church closed ca. 2024.

Trinity United Church, located at 154 Devonshire Avenue in Iroquois Falls, was formed in 1925, formerly Methodist. The Iroquois Methodist Church was established ca. 1912; it joined the United Church of Canada in 1925. It closed ca. 2024.

Ansonville United Church was formed ca. 1930. It closed ca. 1971.

Porquis Junction United Church was established in 1925. It had been part of Connaught Pastoral Charge (1926-1943), Porcupine Pastoral Charge (1950-1952, 1955-1965), and Clute-Island Falls Pastoral Charge (1953-1954), before joining Iroquois Falls Pastoral Charge ca. 1965. It closed ca. 1971.

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

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Fonds consists of records, including baptisms/marriages/burials, 1917-1959, baptisms, 1912-1913, marriages, 1914-1937, burials, 1913-1914, of Iroquois Falls Methodist Circuit (includes Matheson Methodist Circuit [includes Matheson, Wataboay, Sesikenika, Monteith, Nellie Lake, Kelso, Iroquois Falls], Iroquois Falls, Kelso, Monteith, Porquis Junction, Alexo Mines, TWSP Brower-Cochrane, Ansonville), 1910-1959; records of Iroquois Falls Methodist Church, 1915-1955; baptisms/marriages/burials, 1950-1972, baptisms, 1951-1988, marriages, 1934-1973, burials 1956-2001, historic roll of Iroquois Falls Pastoral Charge (includes Iroquois Falls, Ansonville, Porquis Junction), 1934-2008; records of Ansonville United Church (includes Ansonville Methodist Church), 1924-1972; records including baptisms, 1988-2019, marriages 1973-2023 of Iroquois Falls United Church, 1925-2023; baptisms/marriages/burials and historic roll, 1953-1967, communion roll/register, 1954-1971, and board and committee minutes, 1933-1972 of Porquis Junction United Church, 1933-1972.

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  • English

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    Parts of the textual records are available on microfilm reel(s) LCM-197: 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

    Manitou Conference - finding aid 292

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    Revised 2024/06; J.O.

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