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MAIDSTONE STREET CHURCH/ HARBOUR LIGHT CHURCH

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): LMA/4008/MSHL
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: MAIDSTONE STREET CHURCH/ HARBOUR LIGHT CHURCH
Date(s): 1853-1954
Level of description: subfonds
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Extent: 0.16 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Methodist Church of Great Britain x United Methodist Church x Wesleyan Methodist Church x Primitive Methodist Church

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

The Maidstone Street Methodist Church, Haggerston, was first used by Wesleyan Reformers in 1852. In 1896 the congregation moved to the Harbour Light Church on Goldsmith's Row, Haggerston. The Church joined the London Central Mission Circuit in 1940 but was forced to close after sustaining bomb damage in 1944. It reopened in 1946, and transferred to the London Mission (Hackney and Clapton) Circuit in 1960.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Maidstone Street Methodist Church, Haggerston, later the Harbour Light Church, Goldsmith's Row, Haggerston, including registers of baptisms, 1897-1944; papers regarding membership of the Church; minute books for Church Meetings, Leader's Meetings and other church committees; Trustees' meeting minutes, correspondence and financial accounts; papers of the Sunday School and leaflets, including a history of the church to 1946.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

In sections: Registers; Church Administration; Trustees and Buildings; Schools and Printed Items.

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:

Received in 1983 (Acc/1849)

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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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