York Region United Churches, Volume I (formerly Presbyterian and Methodist)


A transcription of the registers:
Baptisms 1854–1925
Marriages 1840–1925
Burials 1854–1925
By Toronto Branch OGS
Published in 2011
8.5 x 11 inches, 238 pages

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This is the first of two volumes of records representing many congregations and circuits operating in York Region and the neighbouring counties of Simcoe and Durham, and the York County townships of Scarborough and York. Click here to see Volume II.

A transcription of the pre-1926 records from the United Church Archives (Fonds 2591 Central United Church Unionville, Fonds 2529 Richmond Hill United Church, Fonds 1966 St. Andrew’s United Church Markham, and Fonds F2588 Thornhill United Church).

Includes the baptism records of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Markham 1854–1922, Markham Primitive Methodist Circuit 1866–1882, Richmond Hill Methodist Circuit 1899–1916 and 1922–1925, Unionville Central 1878–1925, Unionville Methodist Circuit 1914–1922, and the register of Robert Barnes Beynon 1916–1922; marriage records of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Markham 1840–1900, Central Presbyterian Unionville 1896–1925, Markham Primitive Methodist Circuit 1857–1884, Markham Methodist 1899–1919, Richmond Hill Methodist Circuit 1896–1925, Thornhill Methodist 1908–1925, and the registers of John S. Humphreys 1912–1913 and Robert Barnes Beynon 1916–1920; burial records of Richmond Hill Methodist Circuit 1900–1916 and 1922–1925, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Markham 1854–1856, Unionville Methodist Circuit 1914–1925, and the register of Robert Barnes Beynon 1916–1920.

More than 2,400 records. Fully indexed. Includes a brief history of the congregations and connected churches, a map, and illustrations.

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