Registers and Records : 1749-1950.

Call Number: MIC-Loyalist FC LCR .N6P3H3R4
Category: Church
Creator: St. Paul's Church (Halifax, Nova Scotia : Anglican).
Description: 4 microfilm textual records (9 books) ; 35 mm
Background:
            St. Paul's Church is known as the oldest Protestant church in Canada. Open air services were held in 1749 until the church was built and opened for use in 1750.  An act was passed by the Legislature in 1759 constituting the Parish of St. Paul.  St. John's Church, Lunenburg, is the second oldest Protestant church in Nova Scotia. It was built in 1754.            
Contents:
            Reel 1 includes:  burials, christenings and weddings, 1749-1792; deaths, 1791-1802, 1818-1834. 

Reel 2 includes: baptisms, 1753-1795; marriages, 1775-1794; burials, 1775-1794; St. John's Church, Lunenburg: burials, 1749-1905; marriages, 1750-1865; baptisms, 1747, 1749-1851 (not all filmed in this order).

Reel 3 includes: marriages, 1752-1793; letter to Edward VIII, n.d.; burials, 1753-1789; births, 1791-1816; baptisms, 1816-1854; confirmations, 1854-1863. The reel also includes Rent Rolls from St. Luke's Church, Halifax, 1858-1859.

Reel 4 includes: baptisms, 1944-1950; marriages, 1791-1877.

Originals:
Archival Ref. No.: PANS MG 4 and MG 4, No. 91 (St. John’s).
Finding Aids:
            The complete Table of Contents has not been microfilmed at the beginning of the reel. Brief descriptions of content are found throughout the reels. 

A Microfilm Shelf List and Table of Contents are available in print.

Electronic Finding Aid Record: St. Paul's Church Document and Shelf List.pdf
Notes: Researchers are advised to use the Microfilm Shelf List and Table of Contents in print for accurate information.
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