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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 P91/MRY2
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1866-1941
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.72 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Parish of St Mary, Hoxton | Church of England


Administrative/Biographical history:

Saint Mary, Hoxton was created in 1866 out of parts of the parishes of Saint John, Hoxton and Holy Trinity, Hoxton, and Saint Barnabas, King's Square. The church was in Britannia Street (later Britannia Walk) and the vicarage was in Provost Street. In 1953 Saint Mary was united with Holy Trinity, Hoxton (the church had been bombed during the Second World War) to form Holy Trinity with Saint Mary.

In 1903 Saint Mary was in the Rural Deanery of Shoreditch, in the Archdeaconry of London, in the Diocese of London.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the parish of Saint Mary, Britannia Walk, Hoxton, including registers of baptisms, marriages and banns; registers of church services; and parish magazine.

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 open to public inspection, although records containing personal information may be subject to closure periods.

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:

Records deposited in November 1983 and June 1996.

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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