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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): LMA/4009/ML
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1873-1981
Level of description: subfonds
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Extent: 2.33 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:

Middle Lane Wesleyan Methodist church was founded in 1873, with help from the new Highgate circuit. The iron Trinity church in Hornsey High Street was temporarily used until the opening of a brick building at the corner of Middle Lane and Lightfoot Road in 1886. It seated 1,000 but was demolished in 1975 and replaced by one of red brick and concrete, seating 200.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Hornsey Methodist Church, Middle Lane, 1873-1981, including Leaders' Meeting minute books; correspondence; financial records including accounts and correspondence; Trustees' Meeting minute books, Trustees' account books and Trustee's correspondence; papers regarding building work, alterations and repairs including plans; papers regarding staffing; pulpit notice books; papers relating to the Sunday School; issues of the Church newsletter; orders of service and programmes; pamphlets, including histories of the Church; leaflets, newspaper cuttings and photographs.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

In sections: Administration; Accounts; Trustees and Buildings; Staff; Groups and Organisations; Magazines; Printed Items and Photographs.

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)

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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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