Fonds F1242 - Simpson Avenue United Church (Toronto, Ont.) fonds

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Simpson Avenue United Church (Toronto, Ont.) fonds

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CA ON00340 F1242

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1.45 m of textual records
16 photographs

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Simpson Avenue United Church at 115 Simpson near Howland Road, was established in 1925, formerly Methodist. Simpson Avenue Methodist Church was established in 1889; it joined the United Church of Canada in 1925. In 1991 it amalgamated with Glen Rhodes United Church in the Glen Rhodes building and retained that name.

Broadview Avenue Congregational Church was established circa 1883 on Broadview Avenue (formerly Mount Zion). In 1925 it joined the United Church of Canada amalgamating with Simpson Avenue Methodist Church.The Broadview building was sold in that year.

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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 marriages, 1897-1925, photographs, of Simpson Avenue Methodist Church, Toronto, 1889-1925; records, including baptisms, 1918-1925, of Broadview Congregational Church, Toronto, 1918-1925; records, including baptisms, 1925-1944, marriages, 1911-1991, burials, 1934-1991, photographs, of Simpson Avenue United Church, Toronto (includes Simpson Avenue Methodist Church), 1903-1991.

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  • English

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Parts of the textual records are available on microfilm reel(s) LCM-175 and LCM-176: positive and negative; 35mm. For a lisitng of these records, see the LCR Microfilm Shelf List. LCM reels are available through Inter-Library Loan.

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

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Use microfilm where available.

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Toronto Conference - Metropolitan Toronto - finding aid 289

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Includes records from the former Fonds 1318: Broadview Avenue Congregational Church (Toronto, Ont.)
Index of baptisms, marriages, and burials before 1925 available in the Reading Room. See publication Toronto United Churches East of the Don Valley (formerly Congregational, Methodist, Presbyterian), Ontario Genealogical Society.

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