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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 P92/PAU1
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1853-1953
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 3.30 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Parish of St Paul, Walworth | Church of England
Parish of St Paul, Newington | Church of England


Administrative/Biographical history:

Saint Paul's, Walworth was constructed in 1856 and a parish was assigned in 1857. The building was destroyed during the Second World War, but was rebuilt in 1956. The parish is now referred to as Saint Paul, Newington.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the parish of Saint Paul, Lorrimore Square, Walworth, including registers of baptisms, marriages, funerals and church services; Vestry and Parochial Church Council minutes; financial accounts; faculties; papers relating to the purchase of land by the London, Dover and Chatham Railway Company; and administrative papers.

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:

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Records of St Paul, Lorrimore Square, Southwark deposited by the Vicar in the London County Record Office, May 1954, August 1954 and October 1956.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

See the Diocese of Southwark website for more information (accessed May 2010).

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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