SAINT GEORGE'S CHURCH, KNOCKE-ZOUTE
|Reference code(s)||: GB 0074 CLC/400|
|Held at||: London Metropolitan Archives - click here to see details of the physical location of collection|
|Full title||: SAINT GEORGE'S CHURCH, KNOCKE-ZOUTE|
|Level of description||: Collection|
|Extent||: 1 volume.|
|Name of creator(s)||: St George's Anglican Church | Knocke-Zoute, Belgium|
The Bishop of London was held to exercise responsibility for Anglican churches overseas where no other bishop had been appointed. He retained responsibility for churches in northern and central Europe until 1980, but his jurisdiction in southern Europe ceased in 1842 on the creation of the diocese of Gibraltar. In 1980, the Bishop of London divested himself of all overseas jurisdiction and a new diocese of 'Gibraltar in Europe' was established.
Knokke is a seaside resort in Belgium. It was a popular tourist destination in the nineteenth century, although the expatriate community has dwindled since the Second World War. The church of Saint George was constructed in 1911, and altered in 1928. Many records were lost during the Second World War.
Scope and content/abstract:
Register of burials for the Anglican church of Saint George, Knocke-Zoute, Belgium.
Access & Use
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Conditions governing access:
These records are available for public inspection, although records containing personal information may be subject to access restrictions.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Copyright to this collection rests with the depositor.
Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm
Immediate source of acquisition:
Deposited in the Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section, which merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.
See also DL/E/A to DL/E/E for papers relating to the Diocese of London Overseas Jurisdiction; CLC/318 for the Diocese in Europe and CLC/319 for the Diocese of Gibraltar.
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:
August to October 2010.
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