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WANDSWORTH AND FULHAM METHODIST CIRCUIT

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): ACC/2112
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: WANDSWORTH AND FULHAM METHODIST CIRCUIT
Date(s): 1908-1969
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.33 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Methodist Church of Great Britain x United Methodist Church x Wesleyan Methodist Church x Primitive Methodist Church

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

Wandsworth Circuit was created in 1864 out of the old Hammersmith Circuit. It comprised churches in Putney, Wandsworth High Street and Wandsworth Bridge Road. In 1951 it was renamed the Wandsworth and Fulham circuit and was joined by Methodist churches in Munster Park and Fulham. In 1968 a new church was opened in Roehampton. The circuit closed in 1969 and the constituent churches redistributed to the Hammersmith, Richmond and Hounslow, and Broomwood and Clapham circuits

Wandsworth Bridge Road Church, Fulham closed in 1968.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Wandsworth and Fulham Circuit including papers of Quarterly meetings, 1958-1969; Circuit Steward's account books and day books, 1949-1969; minute book of the Invitation Committee, later the General Purposes Committee, 1959-1969; financial accounts, 1963-1969; papers concerning closure of the Circuit, 1967-1969; papers concerning administration of the Manse and Roehampton Christian Community Centre, 1963-1969; correspondence, 1962-1969; Circuit preaching plans, 1949-1969; Trustees' meetings minute book, 1928-1968 and Sunday School minute book, 1956-1965.

Also year books of the Wandsworth Bridge Road Church, Fulham, Wandsworth Circuit, 1908-1913.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

In sections: Wandsworth and Fulham Circuit; Wandsworth Bridge Road Church.

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:

These records were brought together by the last Superintendent Minister of the Wandsworth and Fulham circuit, and left in the vestry of Putney Methodist Church.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited on 13 May 1985 (ACC/2112).

Allied Materials

Related material:

Records of Putney Methodist Church are deposited in Surrey Record Office, County Hall, Penrhyn Road, Kingston on Thames, KT1 2DN.


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

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