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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 P95/ALL1
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1603-1942
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 3.99 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Parish of All Saints, Wandsworth | Church of England


Administrative/Biographical history:

All Saints is the ancient parish church of Wandsworth. The original church dated to before the Norman Conquest, and was first mentioned in documents in 1234. The medieval building was reconstructed in 1716 and 1779-1780, although the tower, dating to 1630, survived.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the parish of All Saints, High Street, Wandsworth, including registers of baptisms, marriages and burials; Churchwardens' accounts; plans of the church and faculties; papers relating to parish boundaries, including maps; financial records; papers of the Vestry; papers relating to the benefice and tithes; and papers of the Overseers of the Poor.

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:

Deposited 10 August 1955. Additional parish records deposited by the Incumbent of the parish of Wandsworth on 16 November 1992.

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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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