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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 P90/PET
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives - click here to see details of the physical location of collection
Date(s): 1812-1943
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.99 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Parish of St Peter, Regent Square | Church of England


Administrative/Biographical history:

Saint Peter's originated in the Regent Square Chapel, founded in 1826. A district chapelry was assigned to the church in 1851, and a separate parish was established in 1868. The church, along with the square, was badly damaged during the Second World War. In 1954 the parish was united with Holy Cross, Grays Inn Road.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the parish of Saint Peter, Regent Square, including registes of baptisms and marriages; curate's licences; papers relating to parish properties; financial records; papers relating to the maintenance of the church fabric; parish magazines and papers relating to the parish school.

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 to 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 of St Pancras in the London County Record Office in 1961 and 1964.

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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