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SAINT PAUL, CANONBURY: ESSEX ROAD, ISLINGTON

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 P83/PAU1
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: SAINT PAUL, CANONBURY: ESSEX ROAD, ISLINGTON
Date(s): 1830-1980
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 3.61 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Parish of St Paul, Canonbury | Church of England

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

The parish of Saint Paul was established in 1830. Parts of the parish were later transferred to other new churches. The church was constructed in 1826-28 to designs by Charles Barry. It seated 1,800. By 1981 most services were being held at the church of Saint Jude, and the two parishes were merged in 1982.

From: 'Islington: Churches', A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 8: Islington and Stoke Newington parishes (1985), pp. 88-99.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the parish of Saint Paul, Canonbury, Islington, including registers of baptisms, marriages, banns and confirmations; registers of church services; minutes of Parochial Church Council meetings; financial accounts; Churchwardens' accounts; papers relating to church societies; annual reports; church magazines; papers relating to parish boundaries and papers relating to the church building.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

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: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited in the Greater London Record Office, 25 May 1965. Additional records of St. Paul's Church, Essex Road, Canonbury, Islington deposited in the Greater London Record Office, 23 January 1984 and 9 March 1984.

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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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