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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 LMA/4227
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1868-1869 and 1925-1928
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.06 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Aged Pilgrim's Friend Society x Pilgrim's Friend Society


Administrative/Biographical history:

The Aged Pilgrims' Friend Society was founded in 1807, providing pensions and almshouses for elderly Christians. A residential care home was opened in Hornsey Rise in 1871. By 1928 the charity had homes at Camberwell, Stamford Hill, Brighton, and Gerrards Cross. The Society is now known as the Pilgrims' Friend Society and continues to manage residential care homes and sheltered accommodation across England.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Aged Pilgrim's Friend Society, comprising papers relating to a proposed new asylum at Hornsey Rise; and annual reports.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

001: minutes and letter; 002-005: annual reports.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to these records rests with the City of London.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Records deposited as a gift in 1999.

Allied Materials

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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:
June to August 2010.

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