Reference code(s): ACC/3044
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: METHODIST MOTHERS AND BABIES HOME, STREATHAM
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.15 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Methodist Church of Great Britain x United Methodist Church x Wesleyan Methodist Church x Primitive Methodist Church
The Methodist Mothers and Babies Home in Streatham was run by the Women's Fellowship. Its aim was to provide a safe place for vulnerable young women, in particular unmarried mothers.
Scope and content/abstract:
Baptism registers, 1948-1967; photographs of events, staff, buildings and residents of the Mother and Baby Home, [1940-1980]; and the text of a presentation written to accompany a slide presentation, providing details of the work of the Women's Fellowship with young mothers, 1971-1972.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
Registers, Photographs, Presentation.
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:
Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information:
Immediate source of acquisition:
Deposited in 1992 (ACC/3044).
Existence and location of originals:
Existence and location of copies:
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