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Gatineau Valley Churches

The following list details the GVHS’s library and archives holdings relating to Gatineau Valley churches. The library and archives is for reference only (i.e. not for lending). It can be accessed during the open hours of the Pat Evans archive, although an appointment in advance is strongly recommended. Contact info@gvhs.ca for more information.

Physical Holdings


 Alcove
The Alcove United Church 1889 - 1989 : a historical reflection on a community of faith and life by Lois Wilson (GVHS library)
Unto the hills : a church history [United Church] by Norma & Stuart Geggie (GVHS library)

 Aylmer
Oneness : The Annals of the United Church in Aylmer and Eardley, Quebec, 1943-86 ; editor Margaret Virany by Betty Faris (GVHS library)
Christ Church Aylmer: Guide (GVHS library)
Christ Church, Aylmer Quebec 1843-1968 (GVHS library)
Methodist Church 1853-1925, Microfilm Reel M 122/38 (GVHS office)
Catholic Church (St Paul d’Aylmer & Missions) 1841-1863, Microfilm Reel M 122/7 (GVHS office)

 Bytown/Ottawa
Wesleyan Methodist Baptisms, Bytown/Ottawa - nineteenth century by Tom Carmody (GVHS library)

 Cantley
Records of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Cantley, Québec. 1881-1925, records of St. Andrew`s United Church, Cantley, Québec, 1925-1939 : and some records of St. Andrew`s Presbyterian Church, Poltimore, Québec, 1881-1925, records of St. Andrew's United Church, Poltimore, Québec (GVHS library)
[History of the parish priests of St. Elizabeth's Roman Catholic Church, Cantley, Quebec] by Cornelius Boekema (GVHS library)
Ste-Élisabeth de Cantley, St-Louis de Poltimore, Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde de Val-des-Bois : Baptêmes, mariages et sépultures des débuts à 1900 by Guy Désormeaux (GVHS library)
Presbyterian Church (early years with Poltimore/Chelsea) 1862–1923, Microfilm Reel M 122/29 (GVHS office)
St. Andrew’s (Chelsea & Cantley) 1862-1914, Microfilm Reel 122/39
Methodist Church (Labelled Hull Township/Chelsea, Cantley etc.)1873-1914, Microfilm Reel M 122/29 (GVHS office)
United Church 1925-1939, Microfilm Reel M 122/29 (GVHS office)

 Cascades
Unto the hills : a church history [United Church] by Norma & Stuart Geggie (GVHS library)

 Chelsea
A history : Church of St. Mary Magdalene, Chelsea, Quebec, 1875-1965 by Jean Vivian (GVHS library)
Chelsea United Church : an historical sketch, 1862-1962 by Gladys Bearman (GVHS library)
Index of register number 433 for Chelsea & Portland, Mission of (GVHS library)
Paroisse St. Stephen's Parish, Old Chelsea, Quebec, 1845 – 1995 (GVHS library)
The Voice, 1885-87 (GVHS library)
Catholic Church -Old Chelsea (Église St-Etienne/St Stephen’s) 1845-1902, Microfilm Reel M 122/7 (GVHS office)
Methodist Church (Labelled Hull Township, Chelsea and Cantley) 1873-1911 Microfilm Reel M122/29 (GVHS office)
Presbyterian Church (Chelsea & Cantley) St. Andrew’s 1862-1914, Microfilm Reel M122/39 (GVHS office)

 Eardley
Oneness : The Annals of the United Church in Aylmer and Eardley, Quebec, 1943-86 ; editor Margaret Virany by Betty Faris (GVHS library)

 East Aldfield
Un jumelage de cent ans = 100 years together, 1895 – 1995 (GVHS library)

 Farrellton
Saint Camillus Parish : 150 years, 1850 – 2000 by Vincent McSheffrey (GVHS library)
Anniversary year 1850 - 1965 : St. Camillus Church, Farrellton, Quebec [and] Holy Cross Church, Fieldville, Quebec (GVHS library)
Bonne fête Camille, 1850 - 2000 [: petite histoire de la paroisse Saint Camille de Farrellton La Pêche, Québec] by Bruno Godbout (GVHS library)
Catholic Church (St Camillus, Farrellton; Mission of St. Joseph de Wakefield) 1850-1902 Microfilm Reel M 122/7 (GVHS office)

 Fieldville
Anniversary year 1850 - 1965 : St. Camillus Church, Farrellton, Quebec [and] Holy Cross Church, Fieldville, Quebec (GVHS library)

 Gatineau (includes Hull, Buckingham, Thurso)
Répertoire des mariages de la paroisse Saint-François-de-Sales de Pointe-Gatineau 1847-1973 / Relevé par Julien Hamelin; compilé et publié par Hubert A. Houle (GVHS library)
Anglican Church - St James (Hull), 1831-1938 Microfilm Reel M 122/9 (GVHS office)
Methodist Church Baptisms 1826-1843, Microfilm Reel M 122/38 (GVHS office)
Presbyterian Church (Cushman Memorial, Hull) 1876-1929, Microfilm Reel M 122/30 (GVHS office)
United Church 1925-1982, Microfilm Reel M 122/30 (GVHS office)

 Gatineau Valley
Eternal triad by Rena Giles (GVHS library)

 Gracefield
Repertoire des baptemes & sepultures de Gracefield, Paroisse de la Visitation de 1867 a 1900 by Kathleen Mennie-de Varennes (GVHS library)

 Hull
St. James Church, Anglican, 1823-1948 (GVHS library)
The history of the parish of Hull, Que. : being the record of the first hundred years, 1823-1923 by E. G. May (GVHS library)
Anglican Church - St James (Hull), 1831-1938 Microfilm Reel M 122/9 (GVHS office)
Presbyterian Church (Cushman Memorial, Hull) 1876-1929, Microfilm Reel M 122/30 (GVHS office)

 Lac-des-Loups
Un jumelage de cent ans = 100 years together, 1895 – 1995 (GVHS library)

 Lac-Ste-Marie
Paroisse Saint-Nom-de-Marie, Lac Sainte-Marie, 1881-1981 (GVHS library)

 Lucerne
Eighty years of Christian service 1898 - 1978 : Mountain View United Church, Municipality of Lucerne, Vanier Road, Quebec by Munharvey & Lusk (GVHS library)

 Maniwaki
St. Patrick's Church Maniwaki 1960-1983 : baptisms, marriages, burials repertorie by Chevrier & Bastien (GVHS library)

 Martindale
Martindale and Venosta Parish : 75th anniversary of St. Martin's Parish, Martindale, and 25th anniversary of Our Lady of Sorrows, Venosta [record of baptisms, marriages, and burials (GVHS library)

 Masham
French Presbyterian Church, Masham 1885-1920 Microfilm Reel M122/30 (GVHS office)

 Poltimore
Records of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Cantley, Québec. 1881-1925, records of St. Andrew`s United Church, Cantley, Québec, 1925-1939 : and some records of St. Andrew`s Presbyterian Church, Poltimore, Québec, 1881-1925, records of St. Andrew's United Church, Poltimore, Québec (GVHS library)
Ste-Élisabeth de Cantley, St-Louis de Poltimore, Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde de Val-des-Bois : Baptêmes, mariages et sépultures des débuts à 1900 by Guy Désormeaux (GVHS library)
Anglican Church (Poltimore) 1886-1923, Microfilm Reel M122/19 (GVHS office)
Presbyterian Church -Poltimore and Glen Almond 1892-1946, Microfilm Reel M122/29

 Portland
Index of register number 433 for Chelsea & Portland, Mission of (GVHS library)

 Rupert
Unto the hills : a church history [United Church] by Norma & Stuart Geggie (GVHS library)

 Ste-Cécile-de-Masham
150e anniversaire Paroisse Ste-Cécile de Masham 1853-2003 ; [album souvenir] by Denis Renaud (GVHS library)
125e anniversaire Paroisse Ste-Cécile de Masham 1853-1978 (GVHS library)

 Shawville
By water and the word: A history of Shawville United Church by Mayfred Dods (GVHS library)

 Templeton
Index of register number 433 for Chelsea & Portland, Mission of (GVHS library)

 Val-des-Bois
Ste-Élisabeth de Cantley, St-Louis de Poltimore, Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde de Val-des-Bois : Baptêmes, mariages et sépultures des débuts à 1900 by Guy Désormeaux (GVHS library)

 Venosta
Martindale and Venosta Parish : 75th anniversary of St. Martin's Parish, Martindale, and 25th anniversary of Our Lady of Sorrows, Venosta [record of baptisms, marriages, and burials (GVHS library)
Fiftieth anniversary of Our Lady of Sorrow church, Venosta, Quebec : 1943 – 1993 by Eva Desormeaux (GVHS library)

 Wakefield
Unto the hills : a church history [United Church] by Norma & Stuart Geggie (GVHS library)
Index - Wakefield charge church records. Includes Methodist, Presbyterian and United churches, 1834-1999 (GVHS library)
Anglican Church (Good Shepherd, Wakefield) 1863-1902 Microfilm Reel M 122/19 (GVHS office)
Methodist Church 1851-1925, Microfilm Reel M 122/38 (GVHS office)
Presbyterian Church (St. Andrew’s, Wakefield), 1847-1925 Microfilm Reel M122/39 (GVHS office)
United Church (Wakefield) 1925-1956, Microfilm Reel M 122/37 (GVHS office)

 Wolf Lake
Un jumelage de cent ans = 100 years together, 1895 – 1995 (GVHS library)