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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 DRO/196
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1864-2004
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 1.25 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Church of England | All Saints Parish | Highgate


Administrative/Biographical history:

The church of All Saints' Highgate is located within the Diocese of London. Established as a mission church to serve the poorer community in the northern part of Highgate, it was consecrated on 30 January 1864 by the Archbishop of London, Dr Archibald Tait. It was originally designed to provide space for 300 people. In 1874, the church was enlarged to the south and west.

Over 150 years after its consecration, All Saints' Highgate continues to serve its local community.


Scope and content/abstract:

The records of the church of All Saints, Highgate, comprises registers of baptisms (1864-1970), marriages (1875-1991), banns of marriage (1915-67) and confirmations (1937-79), as well as a series of service registers (1903-2004). It also includes financial records: signed accounts (1886-1891), and a cash book (1985-90).

Covering dates of registers: Christenings 1864-1970; Marriages 1875-1991; Banns 1915-1967; Confirmations 1937-1979.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

The records are arranged into three record groups in accordance with LMA listing guidelines and classification scheme for parish records, as follows:
DRO/196/A: Parish Registers
DRO/196/B: Church Services / Work of Clergy
DRO/196/H: Parish Finance

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 is held by the depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Statutory transfer under the Parochial Registers and Records Measure in January 2015.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

For a more detailed history of All Saints' Highgate, see 'All Saints' Highgate: A Short History' by Pamela Lighthill. It can be accessed on:

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:
Added April 2016.

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