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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 P75/CAT
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives - click here to see details of the physical location of collection
Date(s): 1892-1956
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 1.87 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Parish of St Catherine, Hatcham | Church of England


Administrative/Biographical history:

The church of Saint Catherine opened during 1894. In 1913 it was damaged by a fire, allegedly started by suffragists. There was bomb damage during the Second World War and the church was partly re-roofed. In 1972 the western end of the church was incorporated into a new community centre.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the parish of Saint Catherine, Hatcham, including registers of baptisms, marriages, banns, and confirmations; church services registers; Parochial Church Council records; financial accounts; and parish magazines.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

The records have been sorted into categories which reflect divisions between the different functions and operations of the parish and its administration. Order within these categories reflects chronology.

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 for these records rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Records deposited by the Vicar in the Greater London Record Office, 2 August 1972.

Allied Materials

Related material:

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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:
March to April 2010.

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