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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/184
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1860-1935
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 18 production units.
Name of creator(s): Scots Church | London Wall x Trinity Presbyterian Church | Canonbury


Administrative/Biographical history:

The church was established at Founders' Hall in the City of London before 1665, moving in 1764 to London Wall. In 1843 the congregation became part of the newly established Presbyterian Church, moving again to a new building in Canonbury. In 1935 this community merged with the Highbury Presbyterian Church. The Highbury Church was destroyed by enemy action in World War Two, and in 1944 the church was dissolved.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Trinity Presbyterian Church, Canonbury, including minute books, financial accounts, roll of members and register of baptisms, marriages and burials.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

The records have been sorted into an order which reflects divisions between the different functions and operations of the organisation and its administration.

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 this collection rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

The records of the church were deposited with the Manuscripts Section of Guildhall Library in 1948, and 1949. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

Allied Materials

Related material:

See also the records of the Scots Church, London Wall (CLC/182, LMA/4356); for other Trinity Presbyterian Church records see LMA/4368.

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:
August to October 2010.

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