Fonds Acc: 80 - 11 - Alexander Presbyterian Church fonds

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Alexander Presbyterian Church fonds

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CA UCA Acc: 80 - 11

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  • 1891 - 1918 (Creation)

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4 volumes textual material.

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Alexander Presbyterian Church existed in the Manitoba community of Alexander, west of Brandon in the Rural Municipality of Whitehead, from 1887 to 1919. The early Presbyterian worship services were held in the Alexander railway station approximately 1881 with The Rev. William Hodnett as the minister. A Presbyterian Church was built in 1887. Ministers serving the charge included Rev. George Lockhart (1891 - 1895), Rev. C. McDairmid (1895 - 1897), and Rev. John Calder (1898). Rev. George Lockhart returned in 1907 with Mrs. Lockhart as the Sunday School teacher and orchestra conductor. In 1908 a spire with an annex was added to the church building enlarging the floor space for the Sunday School. The Rev. Hyslop Dickson was the minister when Alexander Presbyterian Church formed a Local Union with Alexander Methodist Church in 1919. Alexander Presbyterian Church continued to be used as Alexander Union Church.

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The records of Alexander Presbyterian Church came to came to The United Church of Canada Archives-Conference of Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario as part of a transfer of records from the Alexander Pastoral charge in April of 1980.

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The records of Alexander Presbyterian Church held at the conference archives include: Communion Roll (1892 - 1918); records of the Session (1891 - 1918); financial records (1902 - 1918); records of the Ladies Aid Society (1913 - 1917); and an annual report (1918).

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Related material: See also the records of the Alexander Union Church and Alexander United Church for further material pertaining to Alexander Presbyterian Church.

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