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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 P83/MIC
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1863-1977
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.80 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Parish of St Michael, Islington | Church of England


Administrative/Biographical history:

The church of Saint Michael began as temporary services held in a boy's school in Bingfield Street from 1853. A permanent church was constructed in 1863-64, and a parish was assigned in 1864. The church was united with Saint Andrew, Thornhill Square, in 1977 and Saint Andrew's became the parish church. Saint Michael's church building was closed.

From: 'Islington: Churches', A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 8: Islington and Stoke Newington parishes (1985), pp. 88-99.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the parish of Saint Michael, Bingfield Street, Islington, including registers of baptisms and registers of marriages; church services registers; and faculty to move bell-tower.

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 to these records rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Records of St Michael's Church, Bingfield Street, Islington, deposited by the Vicar of St Andrew's Church, Thornhill Square, Islington, in the Greater London Record Office, 11 December 1979.

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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:
April to June 2010.

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