Fonds OW.059 - Morris, All Saints fonds

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Morris, All Saints fonds

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  • 1879-1921, 1998 (Creation)

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6.5cm of textual records
1 colour photograph

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Anglican services in Morris began in 1879. The church was built completed in 1881 and a missionary appointed. The Parish of All Saints, Morris was formed on 29 July 1887 by Archbishop Machray. The church was consecrated 1 May 1892, by Archbishop Machray. Documents for another consecration, dated 15 March 1903 are signed by Bishop Grisdale of Qu' Appelle. Following the union of the local Presbyterian and Methodist congregations, the Anglicans voted to join the United Church of Morris The last service was held in All Saints on 27 June 1917. The building was sold for $2000.00 to the Lutheran congregation. It was later demolished in 1968.

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Parish to Diocesan Archives in 1984.

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Fonds consists of Canonical Documents (1887-1903); Sacramental Register (1879-1920); Record of Service books (1905-1921); still image; Research File.

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Location of originals

The Sacramental Register is located in the Upper Vault. The remaining files and bound volumes are held in the Lower Vault. The still image is filed by title and held in the Still Images - Rural Parish Collection.

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Microfilm. Reel #7 of parish register

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Use of parish registers limited to archives staff only. No other restrictions.

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Rural Parishes Finding Aid

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