Fonds F-392 - St. Mary's Parish (South Hill, Vancouver, B.C.) fonds

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St. Mary's Parish (South Hill, Vancouver, B.C.) fonds

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  • 1910-2013 (Creation)
    St. Mary's Parish (South Hill, Vancouver, B.C.)

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114.5 cm of textual records
158 photographs.

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St. Mary's, South Hill was established in 1910 after being separated from St. Luke's Parish. The parish church's full name is Bishop Hills Memorial Church of St. Mary the Virgin. The first service were held on March 19, 1911. The new church was opened and consecrated as a memorial to the first bishop of B.C. on December 20, 1914, with a new nave built in 1924. The church was consecrated in 1952 with the dedication of a new hall following in 1955.

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Fonds consists of parish registers, banns register (1930-1959), civil registers, burial register (1972-1979), service registers, vestry and parish council records (1911-1953, 1964-1965, 1981-1982), correspondence, instruments of consecration, women's organizations records, men's organizations records, youth organization records, Sunday school records, choir records, newsletters, histories, manuscripts, scrapbooks, clippings, printed material, photographs.

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All records are subject to the British Columbia Personal Information Privacy Act (PIPA).

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Alpha-numeric designations: Inmagic identifier: 1712
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Parish registers include: baptisms (1910-1958), confirmations (1911-1965, 1968), banns (1913-1916), marriages (1911-1926, 1929-1946, 1967-1978), burials (1910-1922, 29-1962, 1967-1972), parish history (1910-1922).
Data entry data: 30/05/1997 13:54
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Conservation: 14 photographs in AYPA scrapbook; 144 photographs in Girls Auxiliary album.

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