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RADNOR STREET SCHOOLS

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): N/M/017-2
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: RADNOR STREET SCHOOLS
Date(s): 1817-1960
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 2.21 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:

A Sunday School was established in 1798 at 74 Golden Lane, off the south side of Old Street, and in 1819 moved to Radnor Street, off the north side of Old Street in Islington. The Sunday School was situated near to the City Road Chapel and belonged to the Circuit run from that Chapel. It was the first Methodist Sunday School in London. In 1837 a Day School was also opened at the Radnor Street site. The Day Schools were closed 29 May 1903.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Minutes of Local Committee, 1817-1829; minutes of Teachers' and Committee meetings, 1821-1872; minutes of Day Schools Committee, 1886-1903; minutes of the Sunday School Council, 1912-1933; minutes of the Governing Council, 1899-1942; minutes of the Ragged School, 1899-1936; financial accounts, 1847-1959; Sunday School Log Book, 1820-1835; admission and attendance registers, 1835-1959; Board of Education schedules, reports and correspondence relating to the Day Schools, 1884 - 1903; correspondence and memoranda, 1880-1903 and 1954-1960; annual accounts, 1896-1959 (with gaps); correspondence and memoranda regarding tenancy at Bath Street London County Council School and war damage at Radnor Street School including plan of damage in basement and of proposed repairs, 1929-1950; general correspondence, 1854-1948, with pamphlet relating the history of the schools and renovation plans, 1928.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

N/M/017/1-4: Golden Lane Sunday School; N/M/017/5-52: Radnor Street Sunday School.

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:

AC/73/018, ACC/2537

Allied Materials

Related material:

See also ACC/2330/84-85.


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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