Records were maintained at St. Paul’s Reformed Episcopal Church, New Westminster, BC, headquarters of the Bishop Primus, until its closure in 2002, at which time they were transferred to the Church of Our Lord in Victoria.
Scope and content
Fonds pertains to the Reformed Episcopal Church in Canada, the United States and England (known as the Free Church of England). The fonds consists of four series:
I. General Synod of the Reformed Episcopal Church of Canada (annual reports, correspondence, constitutions and canons, legal cases and general information, ca.70 cm;
II. Diocese of Western Canada (annual reports, records of individual churchs), ca.150 cm;
III. Free Church of England (yearbooks 1928-1993, and publications), ca.25 cm;
IV. Reformed Episcopal Church USA (newsletters, pamphlets, constitution and canons, general information), ca.25 cm.
The largest portion of the fonds consists of the records of St. Paul's Reformed Episcopal Church, New Westminster, which was from 1883 to 2002. The St. Paul's REC sub-series includes marriage, baptism and burial registers, Vestry records, records of womens groups, scrapbooks and other material.