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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 P69/MTN3
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1508-1961
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 2.45 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Parish of Saint Martin Outwich, City of London | Church of England


Administrative/Biographical history:

Saint Martin Outwich was situated on Threadneedle Street at the junction with Bishopsgate. The earlier medieval church was rebuilt in 1403 by the Oteswich brothers. It was not damaged in the Great Fire of 1666, only to be badly damaged in a fire of 1765. A replacement was constructed in 1798. It was demolished in 1874 and the site was sold to provide funds for suburban church building. The parish was united with Saint Helen Bishopsgate in 1873.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the parish of Saint Martin Outwich, Threadneedle Street, City of London, including registers of baptisms, marriages, burials and banns; Vestry minutes; Churchwardens' and overseers' accounts, vouchers and papers; administrative papers; records relating to the repair of the church; poor rate assessments and deeds relating to parish properties.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

The catalogue has been arranged in sections each with a code as follows: A Parish registers, B Vestry and parish officers, C Rate assessments and inhabitants lists, D Charities and estates.

Conditions governing access:

These records are available for public inspection, although records containing personal information may be subject to access restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to these records rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

The records of St Helen Bishopsgate and St Martin Outwich have been deposited in the Manuscripts Section of Guildhall Library at various dates since 1922. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Saint Helen Bishopsgate: P69/HEL.

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:
April to June 2010.

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