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St. Paul's Anglican Church (Essex, Ont.)

  • ON00004 PREG 264--267
  • Fonds
  • 1882-1994

The fonds consists of just under a metre (.84 m.) of textual records and artifacts, and spans the years 1884 to 1994(?). There are 23 minute books, 7 parish registers, 4 ledgers, several financial and annual reports and some artifacts pertaining to the various clubs and societies of the Church. The registers include names and dats of baptisms, confirmations, marriages and funerals as well as membership lists. Minute books record the proceedings of the meetings of the Board of Management and the Vestry, as well as the various clubs and socieities, including the Anglican Church Women -- an amalgamation of the Women's Auxiliary and the Women's Guild; the Women's Aid; the Mothers; Union -- formerely the Mothers' Meeting; the Anglican Young People's Association; the Girl's Auxiliary -- formerly the Junior Women's Association; the Men's Breakfast Club; and the Paulettes of St. Paul's. Seven artifacts pertain to these clubs. In addition, one unlabelled, unidentified ledger for the years 1955-1963 and one Vestry Minute Book from Trinity Church dated 1925-1955 were found among the items belonging to St. Paul's Anglican Church. Fonds is comprised of the following series: Board of Management Meetings, 1954--1980 Vestry Meetings, 1925--1954 Parish Registers, 1882--1954 Women's Aid, 1910(?)--1913 Mothers' Union (formerly the Mothers' Meeting), 1935--1953 Women's Auxiliary (formerly the Fortnightly Club) 1948--1965 Women's Guild, 1950--1964 A.C.W. (Anglican Church Women), 1970--1976 Paulettes of St. Paul's, 1972 A.Y.P.A. (Anglican Young People's Association), 1931--1966(?) Girls' Auxiliary (formerly the Junior Women's Association), 1943--1966(?) Men's Breakfast Club, 1956--1985 Artifacts