AIM25 : Click here to go back to the AIM25 homepage
Archives in London and the M25 area


Identity Statement

Reference code(s): ACC/1391
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
  Click here to find out how to view this collection at ›
Date(s): 1860-1879
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.08 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Methodist Church of Great Britain x United Methodist Church x Wesleyan Methodist Church x Primitive Methodist Church


Administrative/Biographical history:

The first Methodist Chapel in Harrow was established at London Hill, Roxeth, by 1809. A new chapel in Lower Road was opened in 1855. This building subsequently became the Welsh Church. In 1905 the Methodist congregation moved to larger premises in Bessborough Road, Harrow.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Harrow Methodist Church, 1860-1879, including committee minutes, financial records, papers regarding the construction of a Sunday School, article "Early Methodism in Harrow" by Edwin Field, "Handbook of Diamond Jubilee Celebration of The Methodist Church, Bessborough Road, Harrow, 1905-1965" and list of principal dates in history of Methodism in Harrow, 1809-1972.

Also register of baptisms for Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Enfield Highway, 1860-1879.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

In 2 sections: ACC/1391-1: Harrow Methodist Church and ACC/1391-2: Enfield Highway Wesleyan Methodist Chapel.

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:

Copyright: Depositor

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Received in 1977 (ACC/1391).

Allied Materials

Related material:

See also ACC/1388-14 and ACC/1388-15.

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

Related Subject Search

* To search for other records with similar subjects, tick any subjects above then click "Run New Search"

Related Corporate Name Search

* To search for other records with similar names, tick any names above then click "Run New Search"

Related Placename Search

* To search for other records with similar placenames, tick any names above then click "Run New Search"