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Archives

The Diocesan Archives provides safe, secure and controlled storage for non-current parish records for both open and closed Anglican churches within the Diocese of Toronto’s boundaries. It also maintains the central filing system for active and semi-active files of the Diocese (note: access to active and semi-active files is restricted).

The Diocesan Archives supports clergy, parishioners, genealogists, academic researchers, and other researchers in accessing historical information on our churches and the Diocese of Toronto as a whole.

If you are a member of the public, researcher, or wish to take a tour of the archives, please visit our Information for Researchers page to learn more about our holdings, access restrictions, hours of operation, safety and COVID-19 protocols, and more.

If you are from a parish or otherwise directly connected with the Diocese of Toronto, please visit our Information for Parishes page for records management support, records transfer forms and protocols, loans of materials for parish anniversary celebrations, and guidance on how to create accurate, legible, and complete records.

Contact Us

You can reach the Archives staff by email or at 416-363-6021 (1-800-668-8932):

Claire Wilton

Archivist, ext. 219

Sarah McDougall

Archives Assistant, ext. 218

For research or archive inquiries, email archives@toronto.anglican.ca.

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