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SAINT JOHN THE DIVINE, BALHAM: BEDFORD HILL, WANDSWORTH

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 P95/JND
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: SAINT JOHN THE DIVINE, BALHAM: BEDFORD HILL, WANDSWORTH
Date(s): 1901-1985
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 1.64 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Parish of St John the Divine, Balham | Church of England

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

The church of Saint John the Divine was built between 1883 and 1900, in two stages. The architect of the first stage (the chancel) was R.J. Withers and the second stage (nave and aisles) was E.H. Elphick. The church was closed in 1983 and sold for residential use. The parish was merged with Saint Mary, Balham (P95/MRY3) to form the parish of Saint Mary and Saint John the Divine.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the parish of Saint John the Divine, Bedford Hill, Balham, including registers of baptisms, marriages and banns; registers of church services; parish magazines; photographs; papers relating to maintenance work done on the church building; financial accounts; Parochial Church Council minutes; and historical notes.

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:

Parish records deposited by the Incumbent of St Mary, Balham, 28 June 1984.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

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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