Reference code(s): LMA/4270
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: LINDEN GROVE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, CAMBERWELL
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.08 linear meters
Name of creator(s): Congregational Church of England and Wales
The Reverend Henry John Gamble was a Congregational minister active between 1850 and 1873. He was minister at the Linden Grove Congregational Church, Camberwell and the Upper Clapton Congregational Church. His son died at the age of five, while his daughter Catherine Sarah was married to the Member of Parliament for Scarborough, Sir Joseph Compton-Rickett. On Gamble's death in 1873 his widow, Catherine, gave some 4000 books to the Union Theological College, Belfast, Northern Ireland to form the Gamble Library.
Books by Henry Gamble include Scripture Baptism: a series of Familiar Letters to a Friend in reply to "Christian Baptism" by B. Noel, 1850; Paul the Apostle, or, sketches from his life, 1851; Fidelity recognized and rewarded: a Sermon [on Matt. XXV, 21] preached on occasion of the Death of the Rev. F. A. Cox, 1853; Sermons, 1859; Hymns and Chants for Prayer Meetings and Special Services, with music, 1860; The Special Hymn Book for Week-Day Services, 1860; Work and Rest: a word to the busy and the weary, 1867 and Sermons by the Reverend Henry Gamble. Collected by his sorrowing widow, 1873.
Scope and content/abstract:
Handwritten volume of transcriptions of sermons given by Reverend Henry John Gamble, delivered between 1849 and 1850.
Also seventeenth century reprint of book of sermons (including the 39 Articles) dating to 1562. The book could have belonged to the Reverend Gamble or to the Congregational Church, Linden Grove, Camberwell.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
Conditions governing access:
Available for general access.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Copyright: City of London
Both volumes are fragile.
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Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information:
Immediate source of acquisition:
Received in 2000 (B00/094).
Existence and location of originals:
Existence and location of copies:
For other records of Linden Grove Congregational Church See N/C/001
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