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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): N/C/61
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1789-1916
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.16 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Congregational Church of England and Wales


Administrative/Biographical history:

The Broadway Congregational Church was founded in 1662. It was first known as the White Horse Yard Meeting House and then the George Yard Chapel. The White Horse and the George were inns; the Congregationalists met in their courtyards. The church was built in 1724 on Brook Green Road, which is now called Shepherd's Bush Road.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Hammersmith Broadway Chapel including printed notices, 1847-1856; correspondence regarding services and preachers, 1844-1858; receipts, tickets and business cards, 1842-1866; printed notices from Hammersmith Auxiliary Christian Instruction Society, 1842-1850; annual report and list of Protestant Dissenting Deputies, 1847-1854.

Records of other churches including hymns for dedication service at Horbury Chapel, 1849; notice of sermons at Oaklands Chapel, Shepherds Bush, [1860]; Upper Holloway Congregational Church Record; 1916; tracts, 1852-[1860]

Also Mr Taylor's Exhibition Items, including receipts kept by Mr W.D. Salter (Secretary of Broadway Chapel, Hammersmith), 1842-1850; receipt regarding collections, ministerial expenses, ordination dinner accounts and Minister's receipt book, 1789-1860; Church Secretary's correspondence, 1825-1877 and posters regarding sermons and meetings; including West Middlesex Association of Congregational Churches and Ministers, and Ragged School Union, 1843-1859.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

N/C/061/1-5: Hammersmith Broadway Chapel; N/C/061/6-9: Other Churches; N/C/061/10-13: Mr Taylor's Exhibition Items.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright: Depositor

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Records deposited in 1966 and 1968 (AC/66/062; AC/68/096).

Allied Materials

Related material:

See N/C/12 for Horbury Chapel; LMA/4164 for Oaklands Chapel, Shepherd's Bush and LMA/4099 for Upper Holloway Congregational Church.

Records of Hammersmith Broadway Chapel are held at Hammersmith and Fulham Archives and Local History Centre, The Lilla Huset, 191 Talgarth Road, London W6 8BJ.

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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