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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 P85/ALL3
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1892-1980
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 2.80 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Parish of All Saints, West Dulwich | Church of England


Administrative/Biographical history:

The church of All Saints, West Dulwich, was built between 1888 and 1897; an important example of the work of architect G H Fellowes Prynne. The foundation stone was laid in 1888, and on 31 October 1891 the church was opened. In 2000 the church was gutted by fire, leaving only the Victorian walls standing. All Saints was reopened in 2006.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the parish of All Saints, West Dulwich, including registers of baptisms, marriages, confirmations and church services; notices and orders of service; papers and maps relating to parish boundaries; papers relating to church income including the benefice, sequestration, and the Clergy Maintenance Fund; records of Dulwich College Chapel of Ease; financial records; papers relating to the church building and vicarage, including faculties, plans and correspondence; Churchwardens' records; and papers of parish charities.

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:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Records deposited in March 1992.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Survey of London volume XXV1 part 2; LMA library reference 86.1.

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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