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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): LMA/4009/HC
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1873-1979
Level of description: subfonds
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Extent: 1.33 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:

Methodism was established in the Highgate and Hornsey region in the early nineteenth century. It expanded alongside housing in the area and more churches were constructed. These churches belonged to the Islington Circuit until 1873, when the Highgate Circuit was established.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Highgate Circuit, Methodist Church, 1873-1979, including Quarterly Meeting minute books; reports; financial accounts; minute books of other committees including the Ministerial Invitation Committee, the Finance Committee, the General Purpose Committee and the Local Preachers' Meeting; papers of the Performing Rights Society; papers regarding the management of manses [minister's residences] on the Circuit and Circuit preaching plans and directories.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

In sections: Circuit Administration; Trustees and Buildings; Preaching Plans.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright: Depositor

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Received in 1983 (Acc/1849)

Allied Materials

Related material:

See also ACC/1849.

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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