Fonds - Anglican Parish of St. Nicholas , Ivanhoe, NL fonds

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Anglican Parish of St. Nicholas , Ivanhoe, NL fonds

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  • 1926-1964 (Creation)
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    Anglican Parish of St. Nicholas, Ivanhoe, NL

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4 cm of textual records

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(1926-1964)

Administrative history

Ivanhoe and Traytown are two resettled community on the island of Ireland’s Eye in Trinity Bay, in the Parish of Trinity. A meeting of the residents was held May 1,1926, respecting the erection of a church for their communities. Those present voted to have a church “central between Ivanhoe and Traytown”. Permission was granted by the Diocesan Synod and the site across the road from the school was selected. Plans were drawn up by the Rector of the Parish, Rev. E. P. Hiscock, and approved by Synod.

The church was completed by June 1929, and consecrated later that year. The communities were resettled under the provincial government program in the 1960s. The final recorded congregational meeting was held in 1964. There was no reference to the impending closing of the church, but the lay reader, Mr. Cecil King referred to people “going away from the place they once loved so dearly”. By 1966 the resettlement of the community was complete.

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Since the resettlement of the community the records have been kept at the rectory of the parish of Trinity.

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The fonds consists of the minutes of Vestry and of the congregation, 1926-1964; church accounts, 1940-1964; records of collections for the cemetery fund, the church repair fund and outside donations, 1945-1963; and a set of church plans for 1926.

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Donated by the Rector of the Parish of Trinity, Rev. G. Colbourne, July 2000.

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  • English

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Draft

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Partial

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Created - April 30, 2013

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  • English

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