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Upper Tooting Methodist Church

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0347 D124
Held at: Wandsworth Heritage Service
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Full title: Upper Tooting Methodist Church
Date(s): 1868-1995
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 10 boxes
Name of creator(s): Please contact the Archive for further information.
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Administrative/Biographical history:

The Upper Tooting Methodist Church first began meeting in a temporary structure in Upper Tooting in February 1869, and the first permanent building on that site was opening in November 1879. The Church was destroyed by a flying bomb in July 1944 and subsequently re-built, opening again in February 1857.


Scope and content/abstract:

The collection includes: minutes of leaders' meetings; minutes of Trustees meetings; accounts and financial papers for the church; information relating to the Sunday School; correspondence and estimates for re-building the church after it was destroyed by a bomb in 1944; membership registers; records of the Women's Fellowship.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

As there was no pre-existing arrangement, the records have been arranged in series by type.

Conditions governing access:

This material is only available in the Wandsworth Heritage Service search room at Battersea Library. Please contact Heritage Service staff for more information.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Please contact the Archive for further information

Finding aids:

A hard-copy catalogue is available in the Heritage Service search-room.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Deposited with Wandsworth Heritage Service in 2008 by the Church.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Please contact the Archive for further information

Allied Materials

Related material:

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Finding aid created by export from CALM v8.0.2.40 Archives Hub EAD2002

Rules or conventions:
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:
April 2011

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