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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): LMA/4386
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1873-1973
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.5 linear meters
Name of creator(s): Presbyterian Church of England


Administrative/Biographical history:

Saint Andrew's Presbyterian Church was situated on Southwark Park Road, Bermondsey. It began in 1873 as a preaching station. A hall was built in 1888 and a church in 1900, but it was closed by 1971.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Saint Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Bermondsey, including Communicants' roll book, 1873-1968; register of baptisms (also contains marriages 1908-1914 and 1950), 1904-1967; Court of Session minute books, 1874-1969; Board of Management minute book, 1903-1930; Deacons' Court minute book, 1930-1937 and 1955-1969; Committee of Management and Workers' Committee minute book, 1937-1955 (Workers Committee minutes run from 1937-1944 while there are no entries for either committee between 1944 and 1948) and correspondence and related material regarding problems withint the church and its closure, 1947-1973.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

This collection consists of thirteen files.

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:

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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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