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Fogo Island Pastoral Charge fonds
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Annual Report

Series consists of Annual Report of the Fogo Island Pastoral Charge. It includes statements of Revenue and Expenditures and a listing of Ministerial, Mission and Service Givings for Fogo, Seldom and Stag Harbour. Also included are reports from the various groups that operate within the pastoral charge.

Baptism, Marriage and Burial Records

Series consists of vital statistics of the Fogo Island pastoral charge. This includes registers of baptism, marriage and burials for the pastoral charge.

Series is arranged as follows: Combined Baptism, 1860-1890, and Burial Register, 1874-1890, which covers the following communities: Barr'd Islands, Seldom-Come-By, Muddy Hole, Joe Batts Arm, Musgrave Harbour, Doting Cove and Indian Islands; Fogo Baptism Register, 1890-1927; Seldom and Indian Islands Mission Baptism Register, 1906-1917, Fogo Island Mission, 1928-1947, Marriage Register, 1890-1925; Fogo Methodist Mission Marriage Register, 1925-1947; Fogo Burial Register, 1890-1947; Change Islands Burial Register, 1947-1967; Seldom-Come-By & Indian Islands Mission Burials, 1907-1917.

The combined Baptism and Burial Register is very fragile condition. Marriages for dates 1873-1882 can be found in the private papers of Rev. T. Atkinson.

Board and Committee Records

Series consist of records relating to the various Boards and Committees of the pastoral charge. The activities of the pastoral charge are reflected in this series.

Series is arranged as follows: Minutes of the Manse Meetings, (Fogo), 1967-1969; Minute Book of the Manse Committee, 1964-1972; Minute Book of the Board of Church Management, Joe Batt's Arm and Barr'd Island, 1945-1968; Combined Congregational Meetings and Board of Stewards, 1935-1959; Official Board Meeting Minutes, 1933-1948; Congregational Meetings and Trustee Board (Fogo), 1956-1960; Minute Book of Official Board, (Fogo) 1948-1953; Combined Trustee Board, Board of Stewards and Congregational Meeting Minutes, 1958-1963; Official Board Minutes, (Fogo), 1933-1968; Trustee and Congregational Meeting Minutes, 1946-1967.

Fogo Island Pastoral Charge fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1846-1972

Fonds consist of records pertaining to the Fogo Island Pastoral Charge which includes communities of Joe Batt's Arm, Seldom-Come-By and Stag Harbour. These records relate to the activities of the Charge and its functional bodies. The majority of the records are in the form of minutes, financial records and vital statistics.

Fonds are arranged in the following series: Baptism, Marriage and Burial Records, 1860-1967; Membership Records, 1846-1949; Board and Committee Records, 1935-1972; Funds and Congregational Financial Records, 1846-1969.

Fogo Island Pastoral Charge

Funds and Congregational Financial Records

Series consists of records which relate to the financial matters of the pastoral charge. This includes listing of income and expenditures of the pastoral charge as well as ministerial support and givings and sundries.

Series is arranged as follows: Manse Treasurers Book, 1964-1968; General Account Book which details the income and expenditures of the Fogo pastoral charge, 1920-1968; Green Bay Circuit - Sundries, 1846-1868; Methodist Church Accounts - income and expenditures, 1914-1956; Ministerial Support Subscriptions, 1906-1927; Loose Collections and Weekly Givings, 1947-1965; Contribution Book for Stag Harbour, 1940-1960; Board of Stewards (Fogo) Ministerial Support Book, 1960-1962; Board of Stewards Accounts (Fogo), 1931-1953.

Membership Records

Series consists of circuit register which recorded the Communicants for Barr'd Islands, Joe Batts Arm and Fogo, 1949. The Circuit Register also includes a Missionary listing for 1946-1947; and also records of Baptisms for Barr'd Island, Joe Batts Arm and Seldom-Come-By.

Miscellaneous Publications

Series consists of a completed Survey on the challenging concerns of the people of Fogo in 1969 after fish plants shut down; brochure entitled "Fogo Island Profile", Volume 2, # 2, 1970, and Volume 3, # 1. The purpose of this brochure was to keep the people of Fogo Island informed on what was going on "in the background" of the daily events of the pastoral charge; and newspaper clippings on the Change Islands Church and Stag Harbour Church.