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Cornwall United Church : 1923-1972

While opinions were divided over the issue of church union in the early 1920s, a vote among the Cornwall Methodist and Clyde River Presbyterian congregations showed a majority in favour of union. As a result of Church Union in 1925, the Cornwall ...

Women's Missionary Society : 1885-1961

On 22 June 1885, a group of Methodist women from the Cornwall, Prince Edward Island area met to form the Cornwall Branch of the Women’s Missionary Society. Mrs. H. P. Cowperthwaithe, the retiring minister’s wife, was elected President. The firs...

Ladies Aid Society : 1952-1961

In 1952, a Ladies Aid Society was established in Cornwall. The purpose of this group was to allow the women of the church to gather for social activities and to help raise money for the church. The women of the Ladies Aid Society were also respo...

United Church Women : 1962-1970

In 1961, the Women's Missionary Society and the Ladies Aid Society joined to form the Cornwall branch of the United Church Women. This organization carried on the activities of its predecessors. This subseries contains the minutes of the Un...

Young People's Society : 1885-1961

The Young People’s Society or Union was formed in 1926 under the direction of Rev. E. M. Aitken. This group met on a regular basis and held debates and other literary activities. Many of the social activities organized by the Young People’s Soci...

Canadian Girls in Training : 1959-1961

The Canadian Girls in Training of Cornwall may have been established in 1959. Meetings of the CGIT opened with devotion and singing followed by a discussion of the business at hand. The meetings would close with a social portion, often consistin...

Cornwall Community Club : 1948-1954

Little is known about the organization and function of the Cornwall Community Club. It appears the group acted as a community council, meeting to discuss various issues of interest within the community of Cornwall. Minutes of the Cornwall Commun...

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