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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 P81/CTC
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1852-1990
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 2.68 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Parish of Christ Church, Hampstead | Church of England


Administrative/Biographical history:

Christ Church was founded as a replacement to a chapel on Well Walk, which had become overcrowded. The building was designed by S.W. Dawkes in the Decorated style, it was constructed between 1851 and 1852. Sir Gilbert Scott, a member of the congregation, designed an additional gallery in 1860. The church was restored in 1920.

From: A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 9: Hampstead, Paddington (1989), pp. 145-152.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the parish of Christ Church, Hampstead, including registers of baptisms, marriages, banns of marriage and confirmations; registers of church services; papers relating to the appointment of vicars; legal papers and orders relating to parish boundaries and land owned by the parish; papers relating to the maintenance of the church, church hall and vicarage, including faculties, agreements, correspondence and photographs; Churchwardens' financial accounts; administrative papers; Parochial Church Council minutes; Vestry minutes; and parish magazines.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

The records have been sorted into categories which reflect divisions between the different functions and operations of the parish and its administration. Order within these categories reflects chronology.

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:

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Records deposited in March 2001.

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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