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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): N/M/027
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1925-1978
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.61 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Methodist Church of Great Britain x United Methodist Church x Wesleyan Methodist Church x Primitive Methodist Church


Administrative/Biographical history:

The North West London Mission included the Gospel Oak, Paddington, Prince of Wales Road, Saint John's Wood, Sutherland Avenue, Harrow Road, Fernhead Road and Mill Lane Methodist Churches.

The Horace Jones Trust was established in 1933 to carry on the religious and philanthropic work of the founder, mainly in the Borough of Saint Pancras. The work included the provision of silver medals for 'good and meritorious conduct' for children in certain schools in the area.


Scope and content/abstract:

Minutes of Executive Committee, 1925-1952; minutes of Quarterly Meetings, 1952-1966; minutes of Circuit Finance and Invitation Committee, including minutes of General Purposes Committee, 1958-1967; Circuit Stewards account book, 1955-1966; financial statements, 1939-1959; circuit plans, 1949-1978.

Also records of the Horace Jones Trust including correspondence, 1934-1958; letters from London County Council Education Officer concerning the Medal Fund, 1964; prospectus, 1938; accounts, 1963-1965 and letter to Mr Chippendale, Secretary of the Horace Jones Charity, from the Reverend Bodo Schwabe concerning Free Church Chaplaincy, 1970.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

N/M/027/1-6: Mintues; N/M/027/7-11: Financial papers; N/M/027/12/1-53: Circuit plans; N/M/027/13/1-75: Horace Jones Charity.

Conditions governing access:

These records are available for public inspection, although records containing personal information are subject to access restrictions under the UK Data Protection Act, 1998.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright: Depositor

Finding aids:

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

AC/75/080 and AC/78/049

Allied Materials

Related material:

For further records of the North West London Mission see ACC/1848, ACC/2313, ACC/1609 and LMA/4065. For the Gospel Oak Methodist Church see N/M/030 and LMA/4065. For the Paddington Circuit see N/M/032. For the Prince of Wales Road Methodist Church see LMA/4065 and N/M/031. For the Sutherland Avenue Methodist Church see N/M/043/044. For the Fernhead Road Methodist Church see N/M/036 and for the Mill Lane Methodist Church see LMA/4065.

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
January to March 2009

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