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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 P76/BAN
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1842-1955
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.76 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Parish of St Barnabas, Finsbury | Church of England


Administrative/Biographical history:

Saint Barnabas Church was established on King Square, off Lever Street, in 1826. The church was assigned a separate parish in 1846. The building was severely damaged by enemy action in November 1940. Services were thereafter held elsewhere until the union of the benefice with the parishes of Saint Clement, City Road, and Saint Matthew, City Road. The church was later restored and renamed Saint Clement with Saint Barnabas, King Square.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the parish of Saint Barnabas, Finsbury, including registers of baptisms, marriages and burials; register of confirmations; and registers of preachers.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

P76/BAN/001-003: Baptisms;
P76/BAN/004-012: Marriages;
P76/BAN/013: Burials;
P76/BAN/014: Confirmations;
P76/BAN/015-106: Preachers.

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 of St Barnabas' Church, King Square, Finsbury, deposited by the Vicar of St Clement with St Barnabas and St Matthew, King Square, Finsbury, in the Greater London Record Office, The County Hall, London SE1 7PB 27 February 1975.

Allied Materials

Related material:

See P76/CLE for Saint Clement.

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:
March to April 2010.

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