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RECORD BOOK OF THE MISSION STATION OF POLAND & LAVANT

Transcribed by Charles Dobie, from the original book which was recently donated to the Perth Museum.

This Record Book of the Mission Station of
Poland & Lavant, Ontario
belonging to the Mission Field of
Poland
is the property of the Presbytery of
Kingston.
The Missionary in charge of the field shall be responsible for the accurate filling in of this record; and when he leaves the field he shall leave it with the Clerk of the Session if there is one, or with the Treasurer of the Congregation if there is no Session; and when there is no organization at all he shall deposit it with the Presbytery's Home Mission Convener.
Bond & Wallace, Manufacturing Stationers, Owen Sound, Ont.


RECORD OF BAPTISMS

Listed in their order in the Record Book
Child's NameWhen Born
When Baptised
By Whom
Baptised
Father's Name
Mother's Name
Residence
1Margaret LavenaNov. 7, 1905
Sep. 30, 1906
Rev. John
McClung
John Albert Paul
Anges McDougall
Dalhousie
2Lena HazelAug. 8, 1906
Sep. 30, 1906
"James Hart
Martha McDougall
"
3Pearl Agnes RobertsonMar. 20, 1907
Oct.13, 1907
"Edwin James McFarlane
Isabella Galbraith Paul (**)
Lavant Station
4Clifford JohnApril 25, 1907
Oct. 13, 1907
"William Browning
Clara Agnes Paul (**)
"
5CharlotteMar. 29, 1887
Oct. 13, 1907
"Gilbert White
Mary Stewart
Dalhousie
6Annie LaurelAug. 9, 1907
Dec. 22, 1907
"Alexander C. Easton
Edna Whyte
"
7Margaret CatharineMay 7, 1907
June 3, 1908
Rev. R.?.
McKibbin
Thomas Dunlop
Lilllian Paul
Dalhousie Twp.
8Annie MurielJan. 27, 1908
June 10, 1908
"Joseph Paul
Mary Ellen Gibson
"
9Agnes Olive DunnJune 21, 1898
Jan. 24, 1909
J. Finlay
Malcolm
(blank)
Mary Dunn
S. Lavant
10Elizabeth EllenDec. 2, 1907
Feb. 21, 1909
"Jas. Bar
Mary Ellen Browning
"
11Hannah Mildred
Easton
Feb. 15, 1909
May 23, 1909
"Alex. Easton
Edna Whyte
Dalhousie
12Margaret W. WhiteNov. 27 1881
Aug. 29, 1909
"Gilbert White
Mary Stewart
Poland
13Amanda WhiteJuly 26, 1889
Aug. 29, 1909
"Gilbert White
Mary Stewart
"
14Wm. KarlMay 12, 1909
Sept. 12, 1909
"Joseph Paul
Mary Ellen Gibson
"
15Lawrence ArthurApril 9, 1908
Sept. 12, 1909
"James Hart
Martha McDougal
"
16MelvilleApril 20, 1895
Sept. 19, 1909
"James A. Paul
Margaret Conway
"
17Glen AlexanderJune 2, 1910
July 31, 1910
"Wm. Paul
Sophia Janet McDougall
"
18Joseph LawrenceDec. 29, 1909
Nov. 30, 1910
"Albert P. Bingley
Charlotte Robertson
"
19Margaret ViolaMay 12, 1904
April 30, 1911
"Robert Boyd Hart
Mary Jane Paul
"
20Jean IsabelApril 26, 1910
April 30, 1911
"Robert Boyd Hart
Mary Jane Paul
"
21Gladys MargaretJuly 13, 1909
May 14, 1911
"John Bartraw
Mary Dunn
South Lavant
22William JamesNov. 15, 1911
Jan. 14, 1912
Rev. W.
Ferguson
Thos. Dunlop
Lillian Paul
Poland
23Chauncey ArthurNov. 15, 190(**)
Feb. - 1913
Rev. J. C.
McLeod
John Murray
Mary Paul
"
24Lewis RusselJan. 11, 1906
Feb. - 1913
"John Murray
Mary Paul
"
25Annie ElsieMay 24, 1908
Feb. - 1913
"John Murray
Mary Paul
"
26Ralph PrestonMay 6, 1911
Feb. - 1913
"John Murray
Mary Paul
"
27William JamesMay 19, 1895
Feb. - 1913
"Gilbert W. White
Mary Stewart
"
28BellaDec. 18, 1884
Feb. - 1913
"Matthew Reid
(blank)
Lavant
29Thomas RheinhardtJan. 8, 1913
June 29, 1913
"Alexander Easton
Edna Whyte
Dalhousie
30Reba May(blank)
June 29, 1913
"John Albert Paul
Jessie Easton
"
31Gladys Mary AgnesNov. 4, 1911
Sept. 28, 1913
Rev. Wm.
Ferguson
Wm. Umpherson
Francis Davidson
"
32Cecile Mullen(blank)
Sept. 28, 1913
"Joseph Paul
Mary E. Gibson
"
33Gayle Lawrence BarrApril 15, 1913
Jan 11, 1914
Rev. J.C.
McLeod
Lorne C. Paul
Mabel A. Barr
Poland
34Reginald KeithOct. 15, 1913
Jan. 11, 1914
"William Paul
Sophia McDougal
"
35Lizzie(blank)
Jan. 11, 1914
"James C. Paul
Jennie Jamieson
"
36Alma LucindaDec. 16, 1913
June 7, 1914
"Alex C. Easton
Edna Whyte
Lammermoor
37Martha IsobelMay 30, 1911
June 7, 1914
"James Hart
Martha McDougall
"
38Allan ChristopherApril 26, 1914
June 7, 1914
"C. Younger-Lewis
May Mavis
Poland
39ErnestMay 23, 1911
June 7, 1914
"W. Wrathall
Mary Paul
"
40Enid MabelleJuly 9, 1915 (**)
Sept. 18, 1915
Rev. W.
Peacock
Lorne C. Paul
Mabel A. Barr
"
41Clifford Lorne(blank)
Sept. 18, 1915
"Alvin Umpherson
Lizzie A. Paul
"
42Clarence Stewart(blank)
Sept. 18, 1915
"Stewart McDougall
Janet Gibson
"
43Leonard McDougallMay 15, 1915
Dec. 3, 1915
Rev. A.
Drysdale
William Paul
Sophia McDougall
"
44Lennox BlairMay 15, 1915
Dec. 3, 1915
"William Paul
Sophia McDougall
"
45Florence Irene(blank)
Dec. 3, 1915
"Boyd Hart
Mary Jane Paul
R.R. No. 3,
Lanark
** No. 3 and 4 -- The mother's name was originally entered as "Robertson", was crossed out and "Paul" written over in a different hand.
** No. 23 -- Birth year could be either 1903 or 1901, as there is a 3 over 1 or 1 over 3.
** No. 40 through 45 -- The numeric date notations are "day/month/year", while No. 1 through 39 have been "month/day/year".




COMMUNION ROLL

           Names are listed here in alphabetical order. A "Mr. & Mrs." entry indicates the two names were entered sequentially in the book but have been combined here to save space. This section in the book also includes "How and When Received" and "How and When Removed" columns, with dates ranging from 1904 to 1914. These dates have been omitted, but some removal and death dates have been retained.

Barr, Earl
Barr, James, Mrs.
Barr, Mabel, Miss
Barr, Peter, Mr. & Mrs.
Barr, Robert, Mrs.
Bartraw, Alexander, Mrs. (Removed "1, 11, 1910" by certificate)
Bingley, Albert, Mrs.
Bingley, Myrtle M., Miss
Browning, John, Mr. & Mrs.
Dunlop, Thomas, Mrs.
Dunn, James, Mrs.
Easton, Alexander, Mr. (elder) & Mrs.
Easton, Jessie, Miss
Ferguson, Allan, Mrs. (Died Sept. 26, 1911)
Hart, Georgie, Miss
Hart, Isabel, Miss
Hart, James, Mrs.
Hart, James
Hart, Robert (elder) & Mrs.
Hart, Robert Boyd, Mr. & Mrs.
Hart, Robert
Horne, Thomas, Mrs.
Lorimer, Joseph, Mr. & Mrs. (Both removed 1909 by certificate)
McDougall, Eva, Miss
McDougall, Harold
McDougall, James D., Mr. & Mrs.
McDougall, Mina(?), Miss
McDougall, Robert, Mr. & Mrs.
McDougall, Ruth
McDougall, Sophia, Miss
McDougall, Stewart, Mr. & Mrs.
McDougall, Thomas, Mrs.
McInnis, John
McInnis, Margaret, Miss
McInnis, Thomas, Mrs. (Died 9-4-1911)
McIntosh, Aggie, Miss
McIntosh, Amie, Miss
McIntosh, Donald, Mr. & Mrs.
McIntosh, Duncan A.
McIntosh, Gertrude, Miss
Murray, James, Mrs.
Murray, Jessie, Miss
Park, Joseph, Mr. & Mrs. (Mrs. Joseph Park died Jan. 2nd, 1912)
Paul, Calvin J.
Paul, Clement
Paul, James B., Mr. & Mrs.
Paul, James W.
Paul, Janet A., Miss
Paul, John Albert, Mr. & Mrs.
Paul, Joseph, Mr. & Mrs.
Paul, Laura
Paul, Lizzie A., Miss
Paul, Martha, Miss
Paul, Melvile
Paul, Moses B., Mrs.
Paul, Wm.
Percy(?), John, Mrs.
Reid, Agnes Isabella, Miss
Reid, Jessie Ann, Miss
Robertson, John S., Mrs.
Robertson, Lena, Miss
Stewart, Ida Jane, Miss
Stewart, Jessie E., Miss
Stewart, Wm., Mr. (elder) & Mrs.
Umpherson, James, Mrs.
Umpherson, Wm., Mr. & Mrs.
White, Amanda, Miss
White, Charlotte, Miss
White, Gilbert W., Mrs.
White, Margaret W., Miss


FAMILIES AND INDIVIDUALS AND
THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS TO INCOME

           The following names were listed with their contributions totalled for each half-year period. Printed columns were provided for years 1906 to 1916 but these records were maintained for only the first two years. Names are listed here alphabetically rather than in book order. An "X" indicates the half-year period in which an entry was made.

Contributions For1906-71907-8
NAMERESIDENCE½ Yr.
End
Sept.
½ Yr.
End
Mar.
½ Yr.
End
Sept.
½ Yr.
End
Mar.
Barr, Jas.LavantXXXX
Barr, PeterDalhousieXXXX
Barr, Robt.LavantXXXX
Bingley, AlbertDalhousieXXXX
Browning, J. M.LavantXXXX
Burnham, W., Mrs.Lavant X X
Closs, RobertDalhousie   X
Crawford, Chas., Mrs.LavantX X 
Dunlop, Thos.Poland   X
Dunn, Jas.LavantXXXX
Dunn, RobertLavantXXXX
Easton, Alex.DalhousieXXXX
Easton, JessieDalhousie XX 
Easton, Thos.Dalhousie  XX
Ellis, Jas.LavantXXXX
Ferguson, Allan, Mrs.Poland  XX
Gemmill, RobertLavantXX X
Hart, EssieLavant   X
Hart, Robert, Jr.Lavant XXX
Hart, Robert, sr.DalhousieXXXX
Horn, Thos., Mrs.DalhousieXX  
Kays, Jas.Lavant X  
Lorimer, JosephDalhousieXXXX
McDougall, A. J.PolandXX  
McDougall, Alex., Sr.DalhousieXXXX
McDougall, Jas. D.Dalhousie   X
McDougall, RobertDalhousieXXXX
McDougall, StewartDalhousieXX X
McInnes, Thos., Mrs.Lavant X  
McInnis, John D.LavantXXX 
McInnis, MaggieLavantXXX 
McIntosh, AgnesDalhousie  X 
McIntosh, AnnaDalhousie   X
McIntosh, Don.DalhousieXXXX
McIntosh, John, Mrs.DalhousieXX  
Murray, Jas., Mrs.Dalhousie XX 
Park, JamesDalhousieXXXX
Park, JosephDalhousieXXXX
Paul, J. R.DalhousieXXX 
Paul, J. S., Mrs.Poland   X
Paul, Jas. A.Dalhousie XXX
Paul, Jas. B.DalhousieXXXX
Paul, John AlbertDalhousieXXX 
Paul, John, Mrs.LavantXXXX
Paul, JosephDalhousieX XX
Paul, MarthaDalhousieXXXX
Paul, Moses B., Mrs.DalhousieXXXX
Percy, HarveyLavant   X
Percy, John, Mrs.Lavant XX 
Percy, Nat.LavantX   
Reid, Jessie, Jr.Lavant  X 
Reid, JessieLavantXXXX
Robertson, J. S., Mrs.LavantXXX 
Robertson, R. B.LavantXXX 
Rodgers, MaryLavant X  
Stewart, Wm.DalhousieXXXX
Stone, RobertDalhousieXXmoved away
Umpherson, Wm.Dalhousie XXX
White, Gilbert, W.DalhousieXXXX
Wrathall, Wm. J.DalhousieXXXX