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UXBRIDGE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): ACC/0807
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: UXBRIDGE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
Date(s): 1603-1877
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.16 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Congregational Church of England and Wales

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

A Presbyterian congregation was established in Uxbridge in 1753. By 1833 they had adopted Congregational Church practices and the name Uxbridge Old Meeting Congregational Church. They joined the London Congregational Union in 1922. A second Congregational body was established in Uxbridge in 1777, called the Providence Congregational Church. The two churches were united in 1962 as the Uxbridge Congregational Church, worshipping at the Old Meeting premises.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Uxbridge Congregational Church, including papers relating to the purchase and lease of land and property, 1603-1877; agreement to build 'a good and substantial Meeting House' for the use of the Society of Protestant Dissenters at Uxbridge, with detailed specifications, 1716; bargain and sale of land and the house and other buildings thereon for the use and occupation of the Protestant dissenting ministers of the congregation at Uxbridge, 1753; correspondence relating to the appointment of Reverend Robert Cramond as minister of the Presbyterian Dissenting Congregation at Uxbridge, 1768; map of premises in Uxbridge showing Uxbridge school, playground and meeting house, 1820s; legal papers relating to the lease of land near Uxbridge High Street, 1774 and valuation of house and grounds attached to the Presbyterian Meeting House, Uxbridge, 1820.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

Property records, correspondence, plans.

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:

Received in 1963 (ACC/0807).

Allied Materials

Related material:

Hillingdon Local Studies and Archives holds records for the Providence Congregational Church, Uxbridge, 1789-1961 (Ref: MC1/PRO).


Publication note:

Old Meeting Congregational Church, Uxbridge, 1662-1962 by Kenneth R Pearce, 1962.

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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