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LEWES UNITED REFORMED CHURCH, PRINCE EDWARD ROAD

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): LMA/4406
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: LEWES UNITED REFORMED CHURCH, PRINCE EDWARD ROAD
Date(s): 1860-1939
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.16 linear meters
Name of creator(s): Presbyterian Church of England

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

Hamilton Presbyterian Church, Lewes, Sussex, began as a preaching station in around 1860. A permanent minister was found in 1864 and the church was formally constituted. It was situated on Prince Edward Road.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Hamilton Presbyterian Church, Lewes, Sussex including Court of Session minute book, 1860-1939 (including history of the chapel); Deacons' Court minute books, 1865-1912; register of baptisms, 1906-1938; disjunction certificate book, 1928-1939 and Manse and Church book containing legal information, papers relating to the church deed, plans and land registry information, 1874-1881.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

Minutes; Registers.

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 by the United Reformed Church (URC) History Society in 2001 (B01/024).

Allied Materials

Related material:

Registers 1908-1938 are held at the East Sussex Record Office, reference A7795.


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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