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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/107
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1871-1892
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 1 production unit.
Name of creator(s): South American Missionary Society


Administrative/Biographical history:

The marriages took place in Fray Bentos and the surrounding areas of Uruguay and Argentina. The South American Missionary Society was founded in 1844 as the Patagonian Missionary Society, the name was changed in 1864. In the latter part of the nineteenth century legislation made Protestant missionary work very difficult, and the Society focused more on the provision of chaplaincies for exisiting Protestant communities and seamen.


Scope and content/abstract:

Register of marriages held at the chaplaincy of the South American Missionary Society.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

One item.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

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:

This volume was deposited in Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section by the London Diocesan Registry in 1964. It was catalogued in 1964 by a member of Guildhall Library staff (recatalogued 1980). The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Archives of the South American Missionary Society are held at the Crowther Centre, Oxford.

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:
June to August 2010.

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