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BARNSBURY CONGREGATIONAL CHAPEL, BARNSBURY STREET, ISLINGTON

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): N/C/52
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: BARNSBURY CONGREGATIONAL CHAPEL, BARNSBURY STREET, ISLINGTON
Date(s): 1885-1903
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.05 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Congregational Church of England and Wales

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

Barnsbury Congregational Chapel and school room, was built in 1835 on the corner of Barnsbury and Milner streets, under Charles Gilbert who had resigned from Islington chapel. The church seated 500 in 1838. It reopened in 1841 after alterations, now seating 550. In 1851 the chapel seated 708; attendance was 556 for morning service and 347 in the evening. Attendance in 1903 was 113 in the morning and 497 in the evening. Numbers declined from around 1900 and the chapel closed in 1909.

From: 'Islington: Protestant nonconformity', A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 8: Islington and Stoke Newington parishes (1985), pp. 101-115.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Minutes of Church meetings, 1885-1903.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

One volume.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright: Depositor

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited in 1965 (AC/65/024)

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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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