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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): LMA/4423
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1861-1974
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 4.71 linear meters
Name of creator(s): Methodist Church of Great Britain x United Methodist Church x Wesleyan Methodist Church x Primitive Methodist Church


Administrative/Biographical history:

The Welsh Methodist Church was situated on Chiltern Street, Marylebone.


Scope and content/abstract:

Register of baptisms, 1861-1933; specifications and correspondence regarding the re-building of the Church, includes architect's floor plan, 1947-1948; Quarterly meetings minute book of the London Welsh Circuit, 1889-1908; Church committee minute book, 1908-1940; Church committee meeting minutes book, 1923-1955; Church committee meeting minute book regarding post war move of church, 1946-1963; Meeting minutes of the trustees and officers, 1953-1974; Memorandum of the choice and appointment of new trustees, 1950-1950 and Poland Street Trustees Account Book, 1884-1918. Please note that most of the minute books are written in Welsh.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English and Welsh

System of arrangement:

Registers; Correspondence; Minutes; Financial Accounts.

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: City of London

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Gift received in 2002 (B02/053).

Allied Materials

Related material:

The City of Westminster Archives Centre holds marriage registers, 1956 - 1999. The National Library of Wales holds records of the London Welsh Circuit (reference WELIST).

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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