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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): LMA/4395
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1879-1956
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.66 linear meters
Name of creator(s): Presbyterian Church of England


Administrative/Biographical history:

Christ Church Presbyterian Church, Wallington, was founded in 1880. The church was constructed in 1887 on Woodcote Road. Following the merger of the Presbyterian and Congregational Churches in 1972 it became Christ Church United Reformed Church and is now situated on Stanley Park Road.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Christ Church Presbyterian Church, Wallington, including Court of Session minute books, 1880-1918 (including a history of the chapel); Board of Managers minute books, 1879-1903; Extension Committee, Finance Committee and Trustees minute book, 1906-1910; Waddon Free Church Hall Committee minute book, 1944-1956; minutes of the Joint Committee for Waddon Free Church Hall, 1936-1943; Women's Missionary Association minute books, 1899-1954; papers of the Reading Club, 1930-1939 and Reading Club minute book, 1925-1940; Literary debating society minute book, 1934-1937; Communicants' roll books, 1880-1939; register of baptisms, 1880-1893; seat-letting book, 1887-1918; deeds and legal papers relating to church property, 1888-1956; and record of the activities of the Junior Women's Missionary Association, 1943-1945.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Records relating to meetings and register LMA/4395/A, and church records and finance LMA/4395/B.

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:

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:

Sutton Local Studies Centre holds records 1897 - 1987, reference 6073.

Publication note:

A retrospect, 1880-1930 : Christ Church Presbyterian Church of England, Wallington, London: Privately printed.

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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