Upper Canada Clergy Society fonds. — 1839-1840.
1 cm of textual records.

Administrative History:

The Upper Canada Clergy Society, a British Society founded in 1835, sent missionaries throughout Upper Canada, ministering to poor communities by constructing churches and performing various other tasks.  This organization fused with the Society for Propagating the Gosepl in 1840, taking the title, the Upper Canada Committee of the S.P.G.

Custodial History:

Custodial history unknown.

Scope and Content:

Fonds consists of  reports detailing the society’s general business, extracts from H. O’Neill, B.C. Hill, F.A. O’Meara and F.L. Osler’s missionary work and subscription and donation lists.

Notes:

  • Title based on contents of fonds.
  • Photocopied.

Related fonds:

Other works relating to the Upper Canada Clergy Society can be found in the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts microfilm collection (Mf 78-14).

Repository:

Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod Archives.

Personal Names:

  • O’Meara, Frederick Augustus, 1814-1888
  • O’Neill, H.
  • Hill, B.C.
  • Osler, F.L. (Featherstone Lake), 1805-1895.

Subjects:

Missionaries.

Accession number:  M80-22.