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NEW TABERNACLE, OLD STREET, SHOREDITCH AND HOXTON ACADEMY CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, FANSHAWE STREET, SHOREDITCH

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): N/C/19
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: NEW TABERNACLE, OLD STREET, SHOREDITCH AND HOXTON ACADEMY CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, FANSHAWE STREET, SHOREDITCH
Date(s): 1834-1958
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.56 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Congregational Church of England and Wales

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

The New Tabernacle Congregational Church, Old Street, was founded in 1832. It was called the 'new' Tabernacle church to distinguish it from the Methodist Tabernacle at nearby Moorfields, which had been founded in 1732. it was closed in 1950.

Hoxton Academy was a training school for Congregational ministers, founded in 1782. The school moved to the Hoxton premises in 1791 and remained there until moving to Highbury in 1826 and becoming Highbury College. The Hoxton Academy Chapel was a mission church founded by the New Tabernacle Church.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the New Tabernacle Congregational Church and its mission church, the Hoxton Academy Congregational Church, including register of marriages, 1899-1941; roll of members and register of attendance, 1918-1930; minute book of joint Church Meetings, 1911-1946; minute book of Management Committee of the New Tabernacle Church, 1834-1852; minute book of Deacon's Meetings, 1938-1946; minute book of Committee and Visitors of "The Hoxton Auxiliary Christian Instruction Society", 1827-1835; cash book of "Sick Man's and Friend in Need Society", 1883-1936; papers relating to property and Trustees, 1842-1904; sealed order of Charity Commission authorising sale of site of New Tabernacle Chapel, 1949; order of Charity Commission setting out scheme for administration of New Tabernacle Chapel Fund and Charity of John Homes, 1951.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

Registers; Minute Books; Financial; Trustees.

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:

Received in two accessions in 1964 and 1965 (AC/064/48 and AC/065/24).

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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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