Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/2450
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: SURREY TABERNACLE BENEFIT SOCIETY
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 2.59 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Surrey Tabernacle Benefit Society
The Surrey Tabernacle Benefit Society was formed in 1843 to provide sickness and death benefit for men and death benefits for their wives. The Surrey Tabernacle was a Baptist church in Borough Road, and later in Wansey Street, Walworth. Those receiving benefit had to declare that they were believers in the Christian doctrines of God's Free and Sovereign Grace. The Society was dissolved in 1973.
Scope and content/abstract:
Records of the Surrey Tabernacle Benefit Society, including Management Committee minutes; subscriptions and benefits books; sick pay books; audited accounts; register of deaths; correspondence; and death benefit nominations.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
ACC/2450/001-010: Minutes; ACC/2450/011-041: Financial; ACC/2450/042-052: Administrative.
Conditions governing access:
These records are available for public inspection, although records containing personal information may be subject to access restrictions.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Copyright to these records rests with the depositor.
Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm
Immediate source of acquisition:
The records came to the Greater London Record Office via the Strict Baptist Historical Society, in July 1987.
Annual reports of the Surrey Tabernacle Benefit Society are in the custody of the Librarian of the Strict Baptist Historical Society, see http://www.strictbaptisthistory.org.uk/contact.htm.
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: June to August 2010.