Newman Place Christian Assembly, Montreal, QC

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History

Newman Place Christian Assembly, Montreal, Southcentral Quebec, Canada is a TW-N exclusive brethren assembly founded in the home of William Craig Baynes in 1856, and known most popularly as Natural History Hall where it met at McGill University for many years. 

Previously in 1843, Baynes had founded what is possibly the first assembly in Canada in Kingsey Falls, Durham-Sud, Centre-du-Quebec, which was last known as the Sydenham Place Meeting Room.

There was also an affiliated Bible & Tract Depot @ 97 City Councillors St. +1923-1927+, and at 2031 City Councillors St. +1933-1944+.

Locations

  • home of William Craig Baynes (1809-1887) 1856-1860's
  • Nordheimers Hall; The Long Room; St. Georges Hall; (EB) 1860's-1880
  • Natural History Hall (NHH/Montreal) 1880-1910
  • 2025 City Councillors St (TW) 1910-1953

Correspondents

  • William Craig Baynes (1809-1887) 1856-1879+
  • T.M. Taylor +1889+
  • Frederick John Hart (b. 1825 Birmingham, England - d. 1894 Montreal, QC) +1889-1894
    • did a printing internship in 1841 for an artist named John Evans (b. 1779 Birmingham, England)
    • son of John Hart, coach proprieta
    • middle name added by editor
    • m. Hannah Bailey on Jan. 28, 1851 @ Church of the Saviour, Edward St., Birmingham, England
      • dau. of John Bailey, paper maker
  • James Mundell Aird (b. 1853 Montreal, QC - d. 1926 Montreal, QC) +1871/1894-1926
    • m. Maria Louisa Jameson in 1881
    • in 1871 lived in Montreal with (all PB), worked as a driver:
      • Thomas Cook (b. 1824 U.K.) whitewasher
      • Anna Cook (b. 1821 U.K.) wife
      • Helen Thomas (b. 1843 Scotland), dressmaker
      • Alfred Birch (b. 1834 U.S.), whitewasher (whitewashed the walls of cottages)
  • Drummond Redpath Blackader (b. 1849 U.S. - d. 1902 Montreal, QC) +1891-1902
    • Raised in Brantford, ON
    • PB druggist in 1891-1901
    • son of Francis Fraser Blackader (b. 1813 Stirling, Scotland - d. 1888 Montreal, QC), of the Bank of Montreal, & Margaret Pringle Drummond (b. 1821 Edinburgh, Scotland - d. 1887 Montreal, QC)
    • brothers Alex & Edward Blackader were Montreal surgeons
  • William Frederick Hart (b. 1854 Montreal, QC - d. 1936 Montreal, QC) +1901-1903+
    • son of Frederick Hart (1825-1894)
  • Henry Hammond (b. 1843 Montreal, QC - d. 1916 Montreal, QC) +1881-1916
  • Edward Charles Barry Featherstonhaugh (b. 1851 Guelph, ON - d. 1945 Montreal, QC) +1871-1945
  • F.W. Collier +1905+, +1911-1923+
  • R.H. Blennerhassett +1923-1933+
  • E.G. Millard +1927-1949+
  • S.H. McDoell +1933+
  • D.H. Taylor +1944+
  • William C. Martin +1944+
  • H.W. Racey +1949+
  • J.L. Grimsgaard +1949-1962+
  • Ernest W. Wakefield +1951-1973+
  • R.J. Blennerhassett +1951+
  • W.G. Blennerhassett +1951+
  • R. Beacham +1962-1966+
  • Morton H. Mearns +1962-1973+
  • Hazen E. Galbraith +1966-1973+
  • William H. Smeall +1973-1985+
  • David Martin +1985-1999+
  • J. Edmund Beacham +1985-2005+
  • John Arendt +1985-2005+

Alumni

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