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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): ACC/2516
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1984-1987
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.1 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Central Gurdwara


Administrative/Biographical history:

The Central Gurdwara (Khalsa Jatha) was founded in 1908 to serve London's Sikh community. From 1913 it was based at 79 Sinclair Road, Shepherd Bush, London. In 1969 the Gurdwara moved to the Queensdale Road site. The Central Gurdwara (Khalsa Jatha) is the oldest established Sikh place of worship in Europe.



Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Central Gurdwara (Khalsa Jatha), 62 Queensdale Road, Kensington, comprising marriage registers, 1984-1987.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

2 volumes.

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:

Transferred from the General Register Office, Titchfield, Fareham, Hants PO15 5RR on 19 October 1987 (Acc 2516).

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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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