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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/192
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1692-1764
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 1 production unit.
Name of creator(s): Lime Street Independent Meeting House


Administrative/Biographical history:

The meeting house was erected in Lime Street in 1672 and remained on the site until 1755 when the premises were purchased, and the community compelled to leave. The congregation divided into two branches, the main group going to Miles Lane, and the other to Artillery Lane.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Lime Street Independent Meeting House, comprising a church book including lists of members, minutes of meetings, and copies of letters.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

One item.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the City of London.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

This volume was given to Guildhall Library in 1899 by a private individual. It was catalogued by a member of Guildhall Library staff. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

For an outline history of the chapel, see Walter Wilson, The History and Antiquities of the Dissenting London..., London 1808, vol.i, pp.212-250.

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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