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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 P90/TRI
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1850-1962
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 3.88 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Parish of Holy Trinity, Haverstock Hill | Church of England


Administrative/Biographical history:

Holy Trinity was built in 1850, largely through the initiative of the first incumbent, the Rev David Laing. A tablet to him in the south porch states that he devoted the whole of his stipend to in addition to gifts of 4,600 to the building of the church. Two other tablets commemorate members of the Laing and West families of Jamaica. The church was designed by Wyatt and Brandon in the style of the English Gothic of the fourteenth century.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the parish of Holy Trinity, Clarence Way, Haverstock Hill, including registers of baptisms, marriages and banns; registers of church services; photographs; correspondence and faculties relating to the church fabric; minutes of the Parochial Church Council and other committees; annual reports and accounts; financial records; papers relating to the parish school; and parish magazines.

Access & Use

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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 deposited in April 1994.

Allied Materials

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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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