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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 DRO/024
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1856-1981
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 1.6 linear metres (30 files).
Name of creator(s): Parish of St Mary, Osterley | Church of England


Administrative/Biographical history:

The church of Saint Mary, Spring Grove, Osterley, was opened in 1856. It was funded by H D Davies, the builder of the Spring Grove estate. A parish was assigned to the church in 1856. In 1897 the advowson was granted to the Church Patronage Society who initiated an evangelical tone.

From: 'Heston and Isleworth: Churches', A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 3: Shepperton, Staines, Stanwell, Sunbury, Teddington, Heston and Isleworth, Twickenham, Cowley, Cranford, West Drayton, Greenford, Hanwell, Harefield and Harlington (1962), pp. 122-129. Available online.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the parish of St Mary, Osterley, including registers of baptisms, marriages, confirmations and church services; pew rent books; Vestry minutes and Parochial Church Council minutes.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Records arranged in 4 sub-fonds as follows: A: Incumbent; B: Churchwardens; C: Vestry and D: Parochial Church Council.

Conditions governing access:

These records are available for public inspection, although records containing personal information may be subject to access restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright for these records rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Documents deposited in the Greater London Record Office (as Diocesan Record Office) in October 1972.

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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