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Fonds AM29 - First Presbyterian Church fonds

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First Presbyterian Church fonds

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  • Textual record

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  • Source of title proper: Title based on the contents of the fonds.

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  • 1885-1918 (Creation)
    First Presbyterian Church

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0.04 m of textual records

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Administrative history

This First Presbyterian Church's first building at 152 Oppenheimer (Cordova) St. was opened on May 16, 1886. The church was destroyed by fire that same year and was rebuilt shortly thereafter. The lineal descent is First United Church, 320 West Hastings.

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The fonds consists of original and photostat versions of a baptismal register, 1885-1918. There is a gap between April 1908 and July 1911.

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Deposited ca.1936.


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An additional photostat copy of the register was transferred to the B.C. Conference Archives (United Church), 29 October 1982.

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Volume formerly located at 500-D-04 fld 01


Original baptismal register located at 974-E-01 fld 04.

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  • Box: 590-F-02