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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 P70/JN
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1863-1938
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 1.12 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Parish of St John, Battersea | Church of England


Administrative/Biographical history:

The parish of Saint John was formed in 1863. The church was constructed in the same year, of brick with stone dressings in a 13th century style. In 1938-1939 the parish was amalgamated with Saint Paul's, which had begun as a chapel of ease for Saint John's. It is advisable to consult the records of both parishes in conjunction with each other.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the parish of Saint John, Battersea, including registers of baptisms, marriages, banns of marriage, confirmations, parishioners and church services; Vestry and Parochial Church Council minutes; financial accounts; parish school log books; and parish magazines.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Records arranged in sections: Parish Registers; Parish Organisations; Church Services/Work of Clergy; Parish Administration; Parish Finance and Printed Material.

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:

Parish records deposited in the former London County Record Office, 1 January 1956.

Allied Materials

Related material:

See P70/PAU for records of Saint Paul, Battersea.

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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