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CHEQUER ALLEY CHAPEL

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): N/M/016-1
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: CHEQUER ALLEY CHAPEL
Date(s): 1869-1881
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 0.15 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:

Chequer Alley (now Chequer Street) runs between Bunhill Row and Whitecross Street in Islington, near City Road. In the 1840s it was a socially deprived area, home to around 15,000 people living in poverty. In 1841 a Methodist, Miss Macarthy, from the nearby City Road Church began to visit the Alley and hand out Methodist tracts. Interest in her work increased to the point where she was able to begin Sunday preaching in a small hired room. These services eventually expanded to include a Sunday School, Day School, and classes for adults wishing to join the church.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Register of baptisms, 1869-1888; minutes of the Chapel and Schools, 1865-1897 and collection journal, 1870-1881.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

Three volumes.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

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:

AC/73/018

Allied Materials

Related material:

See also ACC/2330/19-20.


Publication note:

Chequer Alley: A Story of Successful Christian Work, Frederick Briggs (London: 1866).

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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