Fonds 6S A8&51 A7 - St. Mark the Evangelist Church (Anglican), Avonmore, Ontario fonds

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St. Mark the Evangelist Church (Anglican), Avonmore, Ontario fonds

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CA ON00006 6S A8&51 A7

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  • 1891-1985 (Creation)

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5 cm of textual records 1 photograph : b&w

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A congregation in Avonmore was formed around 1888 (specific date unknown). Land was donated by Oscar and Catherine Fulton in 1891 and the church was built the following year. St. Mark the Evangelist, Avonmore was consecrated by Bishop J. Travers Lewis on October 31, 1892. By 1904, St. Mark's Church had been greatly improved by the erection of a tower and a fine commodious chancel. The rectory, which was part of the original mission of Newington, Avonmore and 8th Line was sold in June 1961. That same year, the congregation of St. Augustine's, 8th Line was amalgamated with Avonmore. St. Mark's Church was closed in 1978 with the last service held on November 12. In the summer of 1982, St. Mark the Evangelist, Avonmore was deconsecrated and closed due to the need for expensive repairs to the building and the greatly diminished size of the congregation. The land was sold to Mr. Donald Duffy in 1985.

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Fonds consists of records of the activities of St. Mark the Evangelist congregation in Avonmore, Ontario. It includes vestry records, 1930-1978, financial records, property records, historiography, and a photograph.

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Donated at various times by clergy, parish officers, parishioners, and staff of St. Mark the Evangelist, Avonmore.

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Open

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Use of records for publication, either whole or in part, requires permission of the archivist.

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Index for parish records. "Guide to the Holdings of the Ecclesiastical Province of Ontario"

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Photograph is encapsulated.

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The parish registers for this congregation are with the Parish of Long Sault.

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