Fonds F-397 - St. Thomas' Parish (Vancouver, B.C.) fonds

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St. Thomas' Parish (Vancouver, B.C.) fonds

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  • 1912-2010 (Creation)
    St. Thomas' Parish (Vancouver, B.C.)

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78.0 cm of textual records
3 photographs

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The parish of St. thomas was established in 1912 as a mission of St. Michael's parish, Vancouver. It became independent in 1914. The hall was built in 1922 and the parish became fully self-supporting in 1927. The cornerstone form the renovated church and new hall was laid in 1955 and the dedication occurred later in the same year. It was then consecrated by Bishop Gower in 1967.

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Fonds consists of parish register (1912-1943), baptism registers (1923-1971), marriage register (1940-1952), civil registers, service registers (1912-1972), vestry and parish council records (1917-1965), reports, instrument of consecration, women's organizations records, men's organizations records, Sunday school records, histories, manuscripts, notes, clippings, printed material and 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: 1729
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Parish registers include: baptisms (1912-1923), confirmations (1915-1942), marriages (1912-1940), burials (1914-1943).
Data entry data: 30/05/1997 13:54
Conservation: y
Conservation: Records have sustained serious fire damage with some loss of material and information; 3 photographs in history (D199).

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