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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 P92/ALH
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1876-1971
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.54 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Parish of All Hallows, Southwark | Church of England


Administrative/Biographical history:

The church of All Hallows was constructed in 1880 to 1892, to the designs of George Gilbert Scot junior. It was seriously damaged during the Second World War. Some restorations were carried out in 1956. The church was closed in 1971 and was subsequently let for various uses including a recording studio and offices for a charity. The parish was merged with that of Saint George the Martyr and Saint Jude.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the parish of All Hallows, Copperfield Street, Southwark, including registers of baptisms and marriages; church services registers; and Parochial Church Council minute books. The first baptism register includes a description of the parish and a list of streets is included in the first Banns book.

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:

Parish records deposited by the vicar in the Greater London Record Office, 26 May 1981.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

See the Diocese of Southwark website for more information (accessed May 2010).

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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