Fonds F3202 - William Shannon fonds

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William Shannon fonds

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CA ON00340 F3202

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  • 1854-1890 (Creation)
    Shannon, William, 1821-1897

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13 cm of textual records

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William Shannon (1821-1897) was a Methodist minister. He was born in Ireland, taught school there and served as a local preacher. He came to Canada in 1850. He was received on trial by the Wesleyan Methodist Church in 1855, and was ordained in 1858. He served circuits until he retired in 1889.

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This material forms part of the General Council program of the United Church of Canada Archive.

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Fonds consists of diaries, correspondence, sermons and sermon notes, notes re ministerial work and various subjects. Also marriage stubs and marriage and baptism registers, 1856-1887 (marriage and baptism registers include Brant Ct., Shannonville Ct., and Madoc and Hastings Rd. Ct. Locations of baptisms and marriages include: Brant, 1856-1857; Normandy, 1856; Elderslie, 1856-1858; Saugeen, 1856-1857; Artemesia, 1857; Carrick, 1857-1858; Turnbury, 1857-1858; Tyendinaga, 1858-1859; Richmond, 1858-1859; Thurlow, 1858-1859, Hungerford, 1859; Tudor, 1859-1860; Madoc, 1859-1860; Huntingdon, 1859-1860), Baptism Stubs include (Cayuga, 1882-1883, Erin, 1883-1886, Arthur Township, 1886-1887).

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