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METHODIST MOTHERS AND BABIES HOME, STREATHAM

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): ACC/3044
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: METHODIST MOTHERS AND BABIES HOME, STREATHAM
Date(s): 1940-1980
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.15 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:

The Methodist Mothers and Babies Home in Streatham was run by the Women's Fellowship. Its aim was to provide a safe place for vulnerable young women, in particular unmarried mothers.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Baptism registers, 1948-1967; photographs of events, staff, buildings and residents of the Mother and Baby Home, [1940-1980]; and the text of a presentation written to accompany a slide presentation, providing details of the work of the Women's Fellowship with young mothers, 1971-1972.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

Registers, Photographs, Presentation.

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: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited in 1992 (ACC/3044).

Allied Materials

Related material:


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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