Christ Church (Amherst Parish, N.S.) fonds

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Christ Church (Amherst Parish, N.S.) fonds

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  • 1917-1931 (Creation)
    Christ Church

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3 cm of textual records

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The first recorded service in Amherst, Nova Scotia was held in 1752. The Christ Church building was erected at West Amhert in 1822. In 1846 the building was taken down and removed to the present site at Victoria Square. This church was reconstructed and opened for worship Christmas Day 1846.

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Fonds consists of one account ledger which was used to record church expenditures and credits.

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Donated to the CCMA by Geraldine Pipe of Amherst. Mrs. Pipe's father was a warden of the church.


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RG4 80-23-1

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See also Amherst Parish fonds available at Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management.

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Further accruals are not expected.

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