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Burin Pastoral Charge fonds
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Baptism, marriage and burial records

Series consists of vital statistics registers. Included are baptism registers, 1816-1833, 1817-1818 (register kept by Rev. J. Lewis), 1833-1983; marriage registers, 1816-1835, 1835-1972; burial registers, 1816-1843, 1844-1897, 1897-1937, 1937-1985.

Membership Records

Series consists of circuit books which give an account of subscriptions towards the preachers salary and to the church, membership lists including names of members, place of congregation and dates. Series also includes a census book for the circuit for 1884. Series is arranged as follows: Circuit Books, 1821-1835, 1836-1847, 1849-1853, 1853-1854, 1857-1863, Census, 1884.

Board and Committee Records

Series consists of minutes of various boards and committees in the Pastoral Charge. Files Series are listed as follows: Trustee board meeting minutes, 1863-1873, 1908-1931; Leaders meeting minutes, 1877-1893; Official Board meeting minutes, 1891-1894, 1895-1907; Church building committee, 1904-1909; Parsonage Building Committee, minutes, 1950-1953; Trustee meeting minutes, 1873-1902; Congregational and Official Board minutes, 1948-1961; Financial Committee, Stewards Board, and Official Board minutes, 1921-1950.

Education records

Series consists of meeting minutes and accounts of the Burin Central Methodist Board of Education, and United Church Board of Education. Series is arranged as follows: Minutes and accounts, 1892-1902, 1900-1927, 1944-1949, 1948-1956, 1956-1960.

Annual reports

Series consists of annual reports of the Charge. These reports contain annual reports of the various boards and committees in operation during the preceding year as well as the financial statements of the Pastoral Charge. Series is arranged as follows: Annual Reports, 1994, 1995, 1996.

Publications

Series consists of a published letter written by Rev. J. Brestwer, Burin, to The Wesleyan Sabbath School Children, Halifax, 1849.

Financial records

Series consists of Burin District, Circuit financial statements, 1924, for the Flat Islands, Grand Bank, Channel, and Fortune circuits.

Burin Pastoral Charge fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1816-1996

Fonds consist of records relating to the functional bodies of the Charge which include various boards, committees, organizations and groups. Included are financial accounts, vital statistics, minutes, reports and membership information.

The records are arranged in the following series: Series 1.0 Baptism, marriage and burial records (1816-1985); Series 2.0 Membership records (1821-1884) (predominate (1821-1863); Series 3.0 Board and committee records (1873-1961); Series 4.0 Education records (1900-1927); Series 5.0 Annual reports (1994-1996), Series 6.0 Publications (1849);and Series 7.0 Financial records (1924).

United Church of Canada. Burin Pastoral Charge