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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 P79/ALS
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1881-1988
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 1.58 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Parish of All Souls, Clapton | Church of England


Administrative/Biographical history:

The foundation stone of the original All Souls Church was laid on 2 December 1882 and the church, which was designed by Francis Dollman, was consecrated on 1 December 1883. This church was declared redundant in December 1976 and subsequently demolished. The present modern building was erected in its place. In 1986 the parish became part of the Hackney Marsh Team Ministry, together with Saint Barnabas with Saint Paul, Homerton.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the parish of All Souls, Clapton, including registers of baptisms, marriages and church services; Parochial Church Council minutes and conveyance of land.

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:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Records of the Parish of All Souls, Overbury Street, Clapton deposited in the Greater London Record Office, 23 January 1985. Additional parish records deposited by the Incumbent, 12 November 1991.

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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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