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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 P95/AND1
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1885-1966
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 2.37 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Parish of St Andrew, Earlsfield | Church of England


Administrative/Biographical history:

The conventional district of Saint Andrew, Earlsfield, was formed in 1884. This became a separate parish in 1890, created from the parishes of Saint Anne, Wandsworth (P95/ANN)and Saint Mary, Summerstown (P95/MRY2). Saint Andrew's Church was consecrated on 8 February 1890. Two new churches were later built within Saint Andrew's parish. Bendon Valley Mission Church later became the district church of Saint John the Divine, Earlsfield (P95/JNE2) and in 1938 was made a separate parish. The district church of Saint James, Earlsfield remained within Saint Andrew's parish.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the parish of Saint Andrew, Garratt Lane, Earlsfield, including registers of baptisms, marriages and confirmations; church services registers; orders of service; papers relating to the consecration of the church; papers relating to parish boundaries, the benefice and glebe lands; papers relating to the construction of the church and faculties; minutes of the Vestry, Parochial Church Council and Advisory Church Council; minutes of church societies and clubs; parish magazines; notes on parish history.

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.

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Records deposited by the Vicar in the London County Record Office, 27 February 1957. Further records deposited by the Vicar in the Greater London Record Office, 9 July 1987.

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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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