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METHODIST ARCHIVES AND RESEARCH CENTRE

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): N/M/043
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives - click here to see details of the physical location of collection
Full title: METHODIST ARCHIVES AND RESEARCH CENTRE
Date(s): 1866-1977
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 6.63 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Methodist Church of Great Britain x United Methodist Church x Wesleyan Methodist Church x Primitive Methodist Church

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

The Methodist Archives and Research Centre (MARC) was established by the Methodist Church of Great Britain in 1961 to house the Connexional records of the Church. The Centre was originally located at John Wesley's Chapel, City Road, London, but in 1977 it was transferred to the John Rylands University Library of Manchester. At this date records specific to London were transferred to the London Metropolitan Archives.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Registers of marriages for the following Methodist chapels or missions:

Albany Methodist Mission, 1954-1958

Brockley Wesleyan Chapel, 1914-1947

Brunswick Chapel Limehouse, 1900-1954

Calderwood Street Methodist Chapel (Woolwich Methodist Church from 1965), 1939-1977

Cassland Road Wesleyan Chapel, South Hackney, 1900-1940

Charlton Methodist Church, Woolwich Road, Charlton, 1919-1940

Dulwich Road Methodist Church, Herne Hill, 1950-1962

Emery Hall, Augusta Street, Poplar, 1918-1954

Green Lanes Methodist Chapel, Stoke Newington, 1906-1967

Grove Mission, Great Guildford Street, 1889-1913

Highbury Wesleyan Chapel, Drayton Park, Highbury, 1868-1929

High Street Wesleyan Chapel, High Street, Hampstead, 1881-1933

Hither Green Wesleyan Chapel, Hither Green Lane, Lewisham, 1913-1940

Hornsey Road Chapel, Hornsey Road, 1915-1940

Lambeth Wesleyan Chapel, Lambeth Road, 1916-1928

Liverpool Road Chapel, Liverpool Road, 1865-1953

Locksfield Wesleyan Chapel, Rodney Road, Walworth (Lockfeld Methodist Chapel, from 1939), 1926-1955

Lycett Memorial Methodist Chapel, White Horse Lane, 1955-1962

Methodist Chapel, Hackney Road, 1933-1942

Methodist Chapel, Poplar, 1946-1973

Methodist Chapel, St Johns Square, Clerkenwell, 1949-1952

Methodist Chapel (Welsh), City Road, 1933-1940

Methodist Chapel, Westbridge Road, Battersea, 1960-1967

Methodist Church, Crystal Palace Road, East Dulwich, 1940-1942

Methodist Chapel, Grayshott Road, Lavender Hill, 1938-1939

Methodist Church, Herbert Road, Plumstead, 1935-1968

Methodist Church, Lynwood Road, Tooting, 1947-1967

Methodist Church, Waterloo Road, 1935-1941

Mildmay Park Chapel, Mildmay Park, 1862-1963

New Surrey Chapel, Blackfriars Road, 1924-1943

Packington Street Methodist Chapel, 1947-1964

Primitive Methodist Chapel, Chrisp Street, Bromley, 1907-1925

Primitive Methodist Chapel, Eglinton Hill, Plumstead, 1920-1935

Primitive Methodist Chapel, Furber Street, Hammersmith, 1916-1954

Primitive Methodist Chapel, Kilburn Lane, 1921-1934

Primitive Methodist Chapel, Robert Street, Plumstead, 1900-1965

Primitive Methodist Chapel, Stoke Newington, 1928-1940

Queensway Methodist Hall, Queens Road, 1902-1958

Roupell Park Wesleyan Church, West Norwood, 1907-1966

St Georges Hall and Schools, Old Kent Road, 1906-1955

St James Church, Stanstead Road, Forest Hill, 1908-1966

Southwark Park Methodist Chapel, Bermondsey, 1937-1955

Sutherland Avenue Wesleyan Methodist Church, 1899-1977

The Edinburgh Castle, Rhodeswell Road, Mile End Old Town, 1936-1951

United Methodist Church, High Road, Lee, 1927-1971

Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, The Broadway, Streatham, 1889-1966

United Methodist Church, Bruce Road, Bromley, 1925-1940

United Methodist Church, Charlotte Street, Caledonian Road, 1908-1940

United Methodist Church, Fentiman Road, Lambeth, 1932-1976

United Methodist Church, Paradise Road, Clapham, 1910-1935

United Methodist Church, Pembury Grove, Lower Clapton, 1918-1941

United Methodist Church, Walham Grove, Fulham, 1911-1971

Victoria Hall, Woolwich Road, East Greenwich, 1929-1969

Victoria Wesleyan Church, Barrow Hill Road, St Johns Wood, 1905- 1940

Waltham Green Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Fulham Road, 1904-1964

Welsh Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Holborn, 1899-1933 (UNFIT for access)

Wesleyan Chapel, Amhurst Park, Stamford Hill, 1924-1939

Wesleyan Chapel, Caledonian Road, Islington, 1867-1915 (UNFIT for access)

Wesleyan Chapel, Camden Street, Camden Town, 1931-1938

Wesleyan Chapel, High Street, Sydenham (Dartmouth Road, Sydenham from 1938), 1918-1945

Wesleyan Chapel, London Street, Greenwich (Central Hall from 1906, West Greenwich Methodist Church from 1935), 1885-1969

Wesleyan Chapel, Wauxhall Walk, 1931-1957

Wesleyan Church, Rushey Green, Catford, 1897-1967

Wesleyan Chapel, Oakley Place, Old Kent Road (later St Georges Methodist Church), 1900-1981

Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Brockley Rise, Forest Hill (Honor Oak Park Methodist Church from 1934), 1902-1974

Wesleyan Methodist Central Hall, High Street, Plumstead, 1906-1957

Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Danty Street, Hackney Wick, 1909-1935

Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Denbigh Road, Westbourne Grove, 1911-1940

Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Kitto Road, Nunhead, 1901-1972

Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, New Cross Road, 1903-1942

Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Prince of Wales Road, Kentish Town, 1922-1964

Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, The Avenue, Blackheath, 1866-1945

Wesley Hall, Streatham, 1924-1948

William Street, Methodist Chapel, Woolwich, (Calderwood Methodist Chapel from 1939), 1900-1939

Working Lads Institute, Whitechapel Road, 1905-1906

Methodist Church, Westhorne Avenue, Eltham, 1932-1981

Kingsway Hall, Lesley House, Kingsway, 1931-1980.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

Marriage registers arranged by chapel.

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: Depositor

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Received in 1977 (AC/77/057).

Allied Materials

Related material:


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:
January to March 2009

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