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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 P69/MIL1
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1649-1953
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 1.14 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Parish of St Mildred, Bread Street, City of London | Church of England


Administrative/Biographical history:

Saint Mildred Bread Street was constructed before 1252. It was burned down during the 1666 Great Fire of London and was rebuilt by Wren. The parish was united with Saint Margaret Moses (P69/MGT2), which was destroyed by the Fire and not rebuilt. Saint Mildred's was destroyed by bombing in 1941 and the parish was united to Saint Mary le Bow, along with the parishes of Saint Pancras Soper Lane, All Hallows Honey Lane, Saint John the Evangelist Friday Street and All Hallows Bread Street.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the parish of Saint Mildred, Bread Street, City of London, including registers of marriages and burials; Vestry minutes; Churchwardens' accounts; and poor rate books.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

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

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 archives of all five parishes, including those of united parishes, have been deposited in Guildhall Library at various dates since the 1920s. The most recent deposit was in 1997. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

Allied Materials

Related material:

United with St Mary le Bow (P69/MRY7).

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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