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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 P70/BAN
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1877-1991
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 4.02 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Parish of St Barnabas, Clapham Common | Church of England


Administrative/Biographical history:

Saint Barnabas Church is situated on the north side of Clapham Common at the corner of Lavender Gardens. It is a large stone building constructed between 1897 and 1898 in a 14th century style. The church of Saint Matthew, Lavender Hill was a daughter church of Saint Barnabas in 1898.

From: A History of the County of Surrey: Volume 4 (1912), pp. 8-17.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the parish of Saint Barnabas, Clapham Common, including registers of baptisms, marriages and banns of marriages; registers of church services; papers relating to the work of the clergy; records of church personnel; papers relating to parish boundaries; papers relating to the benefice; records regarding the maintenance of church buildings including the church hall; parish administrative records including Vestry and Parochial Church Council minutes; financial accounts; and printed material including parish magazines. Several of these records and registers relate to Saint Matthew, Lavender Hill.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

P70/BAN/001-067: Parish Registers; P70/BAN/068-275: Other Parish Records.

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 for these records rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Records deposited in September 1993; with further accessions in February 2004 and October 2007.

Allied Materials

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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:
March to April 2010.

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