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GUNNERSBURY CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, CHISWICK HIGH ROAD, CHISWICK AND TURNHAM GREEN SUNDAY SCHOOL

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): N/C/35
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: GUNNERSBURY CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, CHISWICK HIGH ROAD, CHISWICK AND TURNHAM GREEN SUNDAY SCHOOL
Date(s): 1874-1959
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.6 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Congregational Church of England and Wales

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

Turnham Green or Gunnersbury Congregational church originated in meetings held in a lecture hall from 1873. The Hall burnt down in 1875, and a plot was bought on the south side of Chiswick High Road, registered in 1882. Attendance in 1903 was 157 in the morning and 161 in the evening. The church, of stock brick with stone dressings in the Early English style, seated c 450 and included classrooms on lower floor. From 1963 the church leased as a store and was demolished in the 1980s. Services were held in a hall from 1963 to 1974. The congregation then joined Brentford Congregational church and the local Presbyterian church as Chiswick United Reformed church.

From: 'Chiswick: Protestant nonconformity', A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 7: Acton, Chiswick, Ealing and Brentford, West Twyford, Willesden (1982), pp. 93-95.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Turnham Green and Gunnersbury Congregational Church, including volume containing minutes of Church meetings, lists of baptisms, marriages and members, 1888-1897; minutes of Church Meetings, 1897-1957; papers of Turnham Green Sunday School, 1871-1886 and 1933-1940; minutes of Committee meetings, 1887-1961; financial accounts, 1891-1894.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

Minutes; Sunday School; Finance.

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:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited 20th August, 1964 (AC/064/48).

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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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