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SAINT PAUL, DOCK STREET: DOCK STREET, TOWER HAMLETS

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 P93/PAU2
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives - click here to see details of the physical location of collection
Full title: SAINT PAUL, DOCK STREET: DOCK STREET, TOWER HAMLETS
Date(s): 1845-1958
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 2.57 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Parish of St Paul, Dock Street, Stepney | Church of England

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

The church of Saint Paul was constructed in 1846-47 to replace a 'floating church' on board a ship, the 'Brazen'. In 1864 a district parish was assigned. The church was declared redundant and closed in 1990. The parish was united with Saint George in the East (P93/GEO).

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the parish of Saint Paul, Dock Street, Stepney, including registers of baptisms, banns, marriages and church services; Parochial Church Council minute books; correspondence; legal documents relating to parish properties (including mortgages); citations and faculties; papers relating to the parish schools; plans of the parish; parish magazines; photographs; and histories.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

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 to these records rests with the 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:

Records of St Paul, Dock Street deposited in the Greater London Record Office, 28 April 1965.

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:
April to June 2010.

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