LAMB'S CHAPEL: MONKWELL STREET, CITY OF LONDON
|Reference code(s)||: GB 0074 P69/LAM|
|Held at||: London Metropolitan Archives - click here to see details of the physical location of collection|
|Full title||: LAMB'S CHAPEL: MONKWELL STREET, CITY OF LONDON|
|Level of description||: Collection|
|Extent||: 0.09 linear metres|
|Name of creator(s)||: St James in the Wall, City of London | Church of England|
Lamb's Chapel, City of London | Church of England
Saint James in the Wall, Monkwell Street, was an ancient hermitage, a cell of Garadon Monastery, Leicestershire. In 1543 William Lambe purchased the chapel and it was bequeathed by him to the Clothworkers' Company in 1577, and the "reader" of the chapel appears to have acted as chaplain to the Company. It was therefore also known as Lamb's Chapel. The chapel was rebuilt in 1825, before being pulled down in 1872.
Scope and content/abstract:
C 1621-1627 M 1619-1753
Records of Saint James in the Wall, Monkwell Street, City of London, also known as Lamb's Chapel, comprising register of baptisms, 1620-1627 and marriages, 1618-1626 and 1696-98; and register of marriages, 1709-1753; which includes, at front, list of chaplains or "readers" of the chapel, 1694-1731.
Access & Use
Language/scripts of material:
System of arrangement:
Two volumes catalogued as P69/LAM/MS01159/001-002.
Conditions governing access:
Available for general access.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Copyright to these records rests with the depositor.
Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm
Immediate source of acquisition:
These registers were given to Guildhall Library in October 1902 by the Clothworkers' Company, which had purchased the first volume in July 1902 at the sale of the manuscript collection of Joseph Jackson Howard. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.
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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