AIM25 : Click here to go back to the AIM25 homepage
Archives in London and the M25 area
ADVERTISING

SAINT MARY, WOOLCHURCH HAW: CITY OF LONDON

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 P69/MRY14
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
  Click here to find out how to view this collection at https://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/london-metropolitan-archives/Pages/ ›
Full title: SAINT MARY, WOOLCHURCH HAW: CITY OF LONDON
Date(s): 1558-1947
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 1.42 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Parish of St Mary, Woolchurch Haw, City of London | Church of England

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

The 11th century church of Saint Mary Woolchurch Haw stood on the site now occupied by Mansion House. Antiquarian John Stow noted that wool was weighed in the churchyard. The church escaped serious damage during the Great Fire of London, 1666, but it was demolished for building materials and the parish united to Saint Mary Woolnoth.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

The main archive of St Mary Woolchurch Haw dates from the 16th century with parish registers (baptisms, marriages, burials, banns) from 1558; vestry minutes from 1647; Churchwardens' accounts; Overseers' payments; papers relating to poor relief; and church rate, tithe rate and poor rate assessments from 1671.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

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

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to these records rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

The records of these parishes have been deposited with the Manuscripts Section of Guildhall Library at various dates since 1901. The most recent deposit was in 2001. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

Allied Materials

Related material:

United under Saint Mary Woolnoth, see P69/MRY15.


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.

Related Subject Search

* To search for other records with similar subjects, tick any subjects above then click "Run New Search"

Related Corporate Name Search

* To search for other records with similar names, tick any names above then click "Run New Search"

Related Placename Search

* To search for other records with similar placenames, tick any names above then click "Run New Search"

ADVERTISING