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St. Augustine Parish Collection

MSA SC 2462
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MediumOriginal, microfilm
RestrictionsRESTRICTED: Access to collection is through microfilm. Do not circulate originals without the permission of the Department of Special Collections
StorageContact the Department of Special Collections for location.
Film Number(s)SCM 351, SCM 2914 - SCM 2915
Description
St. Augustine Church and Church of the Good Shepherd, Augustine Parish, Protestant Episcopal, Cecil County. St. Augustine: register 1840-1981; vestry minutes 1882-1922; cemetery 1900-1977. Church of the Good Shepherd: register 1903-1976; register of services 1956-1970; bulletins 1970-1975. Church of the Good Shepherd and St. Augustine: index of names, 1946-1981; vestry minutes 1934-1968; bulletins 1964-1968; newsletter, Citizen 1981; miscellaneous letters and papers 1936-1969. Collection also includes: histories, Effie Le Fevre The Manor Chapel 1932, W. Douglas Le Fevre Restoration - Old St. Augustine 1965; scrapbook, Effie Le Fevre 1880-1956.
History
In 1744 a portion of North Sassafras Parish was made a separate parish called Augustine Parish. It was composed of St. Augustine Chapel on Bohemia Manor (after referred to as the Manor Chapel) and the Church of the Good Shepherd in Chesapeake City.

The original St. Augustine was erected about 1696; a second chapel replace the first near the initial site in 1735. The latter building was in ruins by 1816. The present chapel was built in 1838, rededicated in 1926, and restored in 1964.

The Church of the Good Shepherd was completed in 1882 and became the parish church in 1887.

The early parish records have not survived.


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