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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 P83/SAV1
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1866-1980
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.48 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Parish of St Saviour, Highbury | Church of England


Administrative/Biographical history:

The church of Saint Saviour, Aberdeen Park, was founded by the Reverend W.D. Morrice and built to designs by William White in 1866. The church was closed in 1980 and the parish was united with Christ Church, Highbury Grove; but efforts were made to preserve the building which is well regarded for its architectural style.

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


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the parish of Saint Saviour, Highbury, Islington, including registers of baptisms, marriages and confirmations; church services registers; inventory; faculties for repair and restoration of bells; and minutes of the Parochial Church Council.

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:

Parish records of St Saviour, Aberdeen Park, Highbury, Islington deposited in the Greater London Record Office by the Vicar of Christ Church, Highbury Grove, 28 June and 13 July 1982.

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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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