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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/368
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1865-1984
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 13 production units.
Name of creator(s): Holy Trinity Church | Corfu, Greece


Administrative/Biographical history:

The Bishop of London was held to exercise responsibility for Anglican churches overseas where no other bishop had been appointed. He retained responsibility for churches in northern and central Europe until 1980, but his jurisdiction in southern Europe ceased in 1842 on the creation of the diocese of Gibraltar. In 1980, the Bishop of London divested himself of all overseas jurisdiction and a new diocese of 'Gibraltar in Europe' was established.

Holy Trinity Church was consecrated on 2nd October 1870 although there had been an Anglican presence in Corfu prior to that date.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Holy Trinity Anglican church, Corfu, Greece. The records comprise: notebook of information about the chaplaincy, [1975]-1983 (Ms 23728); chaplains' books, 1974-1984 (Ms 23729); chaplains' diaries and log books, 1972-1984 (Ms 23730); regulations, 1883 (Ms 23878); list of subscribers to the church endowment fund, c 1910 (Ms 23879), a register of baptisms 1865-1977 (Ms 38969), a register of marriages 1866-1946 (Ms 38970) and a register of burials 1865-1912 (Ms 38971). They were catalogued by a member of Guildhall Library staff in 1989 and 2008.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Records arranged by MS number, assigned during cataloguing at the Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section.

Conditions governing access:

These records are available for public inspection, although records containing personal information may be subject to access restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

The records were deposited in the Manuscripts Section of Guildhall Library in February 1989 and April 2008. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

Allied Materials

Related material:

See also DL/E/A to DL/E/E for papers relating to the Diocese of London Overseas Jurisdiction; CLC/318 for the Diocese in Europe and CLC/319 for the Diocese of Gibraltar.

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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