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Fonds AM447 - St. John the Divine Church fonds

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St. John the Divine Church fonds

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AM447

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  • 1859-1903 (Creation)
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    St. John the Divine (Anglican) Church (Maple Ridge, B.C.)

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0.04 m of textual records, 2 prints, and 2 drawings

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In 1858 the Governor of the Crown Colony of British Columbia ordered the construction of a church at Derby. The Church of St. John the Divine was erected, with the Reverend William Burton Crickmer as its first rector. Early in 1860 the Church was closed. It was unused until 1882 when it was transported across the river to Maple Ridge. The Church administered to the Yale, Maple Ridge and Langley districts. It has enjoyed the distinction of the first church built in British Columbia (not including the Colony of Vancouver Island).

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The fonds consists of the parish register of St. John the Divine; two original drawings by the church's first rector, William Crickmer; and reproductions of two of Crickmer's other drawings.

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Associated material at the CIty of Vancouver Archives includes:

  • A photostat copy of the personal diary of Reverend William Burton Crickmer; please see FC 3805.25 .Y3 1860 (oversize).
  • An essay by Cyril Stackhouse on the history of the two St. John the Divine churches; see PAM Und. 877, PAM 1954-60, and Major Matthews's topical file titled "Stackhouse, Cyril" (AM54-S13-2-F4315)

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