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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Chalmers Presbyterian Church / Miami United Church (102 Blight Street, Miami, RM of Thompson)

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Clerics | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

The United church at Miami, in the Rural Municipality of Thompson, was built in 1889 as Chalmers Presbyterian Church. In 1924, its congregation amalgamated with that of the local Methodist church to form Miami United Church, using the former Presbyterian building.

Clerics (Presbyterian)

Period

Cleric

1885-1892

Samuel Polson (1847-1926)

1892-1902

John Bailey

1902-1906

T. R. Peacock

1906-1913

J. A. Beatty

1913-1915

L. E. Perry

1915-1920

J. Davey

1920-1921

J. C. Sutherland

1921-1924

R. Boyle

Clerics (Methodist)

Period

Cleric

1889-1891

C. F. Van Norman

1891-1892

J. Wesley Johnston

1892-1894

A. Whiteside

1894-1898

T. M. Talbot

1898-1901

J. H. Joslyn

1901-1907

J. J. Cruikshanks

1907-1910

John William Ridd (1865-1955)

1910-1914

A. Frizzell

1914-1915

S. East

1915-1917

A. H. Farnsworth

1917-1924

D. R. Howarth

Clerics (United)

Period

Cleric

1924-1927

W. O. Fryer

1927-1933

R. S. Smalley

1933-1942

J. Hunter

1942-1947

W. T. Brady

1947-1948

A. Houston

1948-1952

D. Freer

1952-1955

A. Lockham

1955-1958

E. R. Wilson

1958-1960

G. Thomson

1960-1961

J. Hulme

1961-1969

James Lionel “Jim” Fargey (1903-1991)

1969-1976

D. E. Bennett

1976-1978

R. Fletcher

1978-1984

Colin Peterson

1984-1987

Greg Grace

1987-1991

Carol Roberts

1991-1995

Henk Booy

1995-?

Robert Gilbert

Photos & Coordinates

Miami United Church

Miami United Church (July 2019)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.37203, W98.24241
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Miami & R.M. of Thompson Chronicles by Thompson History Book Committee, 1998, pages 85-87.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 December 2019

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