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SAINT JAMES, SHOREDITCH: CURTAIN ROAD, HACKNEY

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 P91/JS
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives - click here to see details of the physical location of collection
Full title: SAINT JAMES, SHOREDITCH: CURTAIN ROAD, HACKNEY
Date(s): 1839-1936
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 1.47 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Parish of St James, Shoreditch | Church of England

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

In 1937 the parish of Saint James, Shoreditch, was merged with the parish of Saint Michael, Mark Street, Shoreditch, and the church was demolished. The Shakespeare memorial window was transferred to Saint Leonard's, Shoreditch, but was later destroyed in the Second World War.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the parish of Saint James, Curtain Road, Shoreditch, comprising registers of baptisms, marriages and burials.

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 deposited by the Vicar, June 1966.

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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