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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): ACC/3142
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1967-1968
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 4.63 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Methodist Church of Great Britain x United Methodist Church x Wesleyan Methodist Church x Primitive Methodist Church


Administrative/Biographical history:

In 1878 the Primitive Methodists registered a chapel in Western Road, Southall.

The Wesleyan Methodists opened a chapel in South Road in 1885. In 1916 the King's Hall was erected on the same site, forming the headquarters of Wesleyan Methodism in the area and provided a place for their social and religious meetings.

The Uxbridge and Southall Circuit served Methodist churches in South West London. It was reorganised in 2006 and the churches redistributed, for example, to the Ealing Trinity Circuit and the Amersham Circuit.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Southall Methodist Mission and associated churches, 1967-1968, including General Committee minutes for the Southall and Uxbridge Mission; Quarterly Meeting minutes and a circuit schedule book for the Southall and Uxbridge Circuit and Quarterly Meeting minutes, circuit schedule book and Local Preachers' Meeting minutes for the Southall Mission.

Records of the King's Hall Methodist Church, Southall, including baptism registers, 1919-1952; Trustees Meeting minutes; Leader's Meeting minutes; membership rolls; collection journals and other financial papers; press cuttings; brochures and booklets; issues of the Church Magazine; photographs; papers relating to the Sunday School; papers relating to the Sisterhood and papers relating to the Women's Work Society.

Records of the Western Road Methodist Church, Southall, including baptism registers, 1937-1967; Trustee's Meeting mintues; financial accounts; membership rolls and photographs.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Arranged by individual Circuit or Church.

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:

Received in 1993 (Acc/3142).

Allied Materials

Related material:

Papers regarding the Southall Methodist Mission can be found at the Surrey History Centre, Woking.

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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