Fonds - Christ Church Parish (Fernie, B.C.) fonds

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Christ Church Parish (Fernie, B.C.) fonds

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  • 1903-1967 (Creation)
    Christ Church Parish (Fernie, B.C.)

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63 cm of textual records

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Established by 1899, the parish of Fernie has included Baynes Lake, Coal Creek, Michel and Newgate among its outstations. The parish of Michel was attached to Fernie at various times, but in 1963 was made a separate parish. In 1987 St. Barbara, Sparwood with St. Luke, Blairmore, Alta. (in the Diocese of Calgary) were linked together with Christ Church, Fernie under one rector.

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Fonds consists of parish registers, marriage register (1923-1930), service registers (1908-1954), vestry and parish council records, correspondence, legal records, financial records, women's organizations records, youth organization records. Includes Baynes Lake; Caithness; Coal Creek; Elko; Hosmer; Michel, St. Paul; Natal; Newgate, St. Finn-Barres; Waldo, St. Michael and All Angels. Parish registers include: baptisms (1909-1959), confirmations (1915-1959), marriages (1908-1922, 1933-1960), burials (1908- 1959).

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BCAUL control number: ANGKOOT-321

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