In an effort to ensure the preservation of their records and to facilitate access to these, the Anglican Diocese has deposited their records at the Laurentian University Archives. We provide access under the policies and conditions stipulated by the Diocese of Moosonee.
The records deposited in the archives are from the Synod Office and parishes of the Diocese.
Until further notice, all of the records from the Synod Office of the Anglican Diocese of Moosonee fonds and parish records are restricted of access. The fonds are closed to all while the Archives respond to the document production requirements of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause you.
Synod Office Records:
Until further notice, all of the records from the Synod Office of the Anglican Diocese of Moosonee fonds are restricted of access. The fonds is closed to all while the Archives responds to the document production requirements of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
The Synod Office records consist of administrative records created, accumulated and used by the Synod Office in the course of their activities. The records attest to the role and activities of the Synod Office and they document the history of the diocese.
Information concerning parish registers (Baptism, Marriage, Burial) can be found under the following Parochial Records section.
Until further notice, all of parish records are restricted of access. The fonds are closed to all while the Archives respond to the document production requirements of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
Please refer to the following information which applies to the parochial records:
There are 69 parishes in the Diocese of Moosonee for which we have records. It mainly consists of documents that were produced, received, and accumulated by the parishes
Archives staff will provide assistance with research services; however we are unable to commit to more than two hours of our time for such research. As an alternative, we can provide you with names of freelance researchers who, for an hourly fee, could do the research for you. Although we provide you with names of researchers, it is your responsibility to negotiate the agreement with him or her. LU Archives is not responsible for the research done by the researchers.
Policies and conditions of access:
The following PDF document outlines the policies and conditions of accessing the parochial records. It will allow you to determine your eligibility for access and it will identify the information that you will need prior to making a request:
Lists of locations
The following PDF document lists the locations for which we have Anglican Church parochial records for the Diocese of Moosonee. Please be advised that although we may have all of some of the parochial records for these locations, we cannot guarantee that we will have the record that has been requested.
SEARCH REQUEST forms
Please refer to the following form to make a request for parochial records. Please be advised thatthis form is obligatory in order to submit your search request:
These are the only records located in the archives with information that could be relevant for genealogy purposes. If you are enquiring about any other records or publications (census, microfilms of newspapers, or books) pertaining to genealogical research, please refer to the online catalogue or reference desk or reference email.
If you would like information on how to access the parochial or other records from the Anglican Church Dioceses of Moosonee, you can send a detailed email to: firstname.lastname@example.org or you can call the Archives at (705) 675-1151 ext. 3306.
Ensure that you have read the rules and conditions of access as well as the lists of locations in which we have some parochial records.
Digitized documents from the Anglican Diocese of Moosonee are accessible online through the following link:
Links to other sites