Archives – About Us

The Fundy St. Lawrence Dawning Waters Regional Council/Regional Council 15 Archives is mandated to collect, preserve, and provide access to the records of the Maritime, Gaspé, and Bermuda regions of the The United Church of Canada. We also have pre-1925 records of the Presbyterian, Methodist, and Congregational congregations in the Maritimes and Gaspé which joined The United Church of Canada in 1925.

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Contact Us

Fundy St. Lawrence Dawning Waters Regional Council and Regional Council 15 Archives
Archivist: Sarah Wallace
21 Wright Street Sackville, NB E4L 4P8
Telephone: 1-800-268-3781 ext. 6159
Fax: 506-536-2900

Hours: Wednesdays-Fridays, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
In-person research visits are by appointment only.

Browse Our Holdings

 Our holdings include records from:

  • The congregations of Fundy St. Lawrence Dawning Waters Regional Council and Regional Council 15
  • The Regional Councils Office and the former Maritime Conference
  • Pine Hall Divinity Hall (now part of Atlantic School of Theology)
  • Church camps
  • Individuals who have ministered within the churches or held leadership positions within the two regions.

Check out the links below to see listings of our records. New records listings are periodically added to the website so stay tuned!

Church Records Listings

News & Updates

Sydney Presbytery

Sydney Presbytery

Sydney Presbyterian Presbytery The first Presbyterian minister to come to Cape Breton was Rev. James McGregor, from Pictou Presbytery, who visited Sydney in 1798 and 1813. At the time of his first visit, there were only twenty Presbyterian families on the whole...

Miramichi Presbytery

Miramichi Presbytery

Miramichi Presbyterian Presbytery: On January 20, 1833, the five Church of Scotland ministers in New Brunswick met in Fredericton and constituted themselves as the Presbytery of New Brunswick in connection with the Church of Scotland. Two years later, with there now...

Pictou Presbytery

Pictou Presbytery

Pictou Presbytery has had a long history within what is today Maritime Conference Pictou Presbyterian Presbytery: The Presbytery of Pictou was organized in 1795 and consisted of Rev. James McGregor; Rev. Duncan Ross, Rev. John Brown, and two elders. A little over...

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